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Nabonidus

[nab-oh-nahy-duh s]
noun
  1. died 539? b.c., last king of Babylonia 556–539 (father of Belshazzar).
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Historical Examples of nabonidus

  • Modern excavators have been greatly aided by these tablets of Nabonidus.

    The World's Progress, Vol. I (of X)

    Various

  • Nabonidus was in hiding, but his place of concealment was discovered.

  • And this desirable end might easily have been arranged with Nabonidus alone.

    Istar of Babylon

    Margaret Horton Potter

  • Nabonidus sat in his coolest room, comfortably partaking of his supper.

    Istar of Babylon

    Margaret Horton Potter

  • Nabonidus went back to his couch and seated himself on the edge of it.

    Istar of Babylon

    Margaret Horton Potter


British Dictionary definitions for nabonidus

Nabonidus

noun
  1. Old Testament the father of Belshazzar, last king of Babylon before it was captured by Cyrus in 539 bc
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