Sentence Examples with the word Tartan

Tents, baggage-carts and battering-rams were carried on the march, and the tartan or commander-in-chief ranked next to the king.

In the following year the old king found it needful to hand over the command of his armies to the Tartan (commander-in-chief), and six years later Nineveh and other cities revolted against him under his rebel son Assur-danin-pal.