(Rossini: Semiramide). Cont. Travesti role. Commander of the Assyrian army. The ghost of the murdered king, Nino, tells him that he is the son of Nino and Semiramide and must avenge his father, who was killed by the Queen and her lover Assur. He attempts to kill Assur, but Queen Semiramide throws herself between them and is killed by the blow. Created (1823) by Rosa Mariani.