Nabonidus


Nabonidus
Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • Nabonidus — in relief showing him praying to the moon, sun and Venus …   Wikipedia

  • NABONIDUS — (Nabû naʾid), last king of Babylon (556–539 B.C.E.), son of a governor, Nabû balaṭsu iqbi, and a votaress of Sin. A native of haran , Nabonidus was a military commander in his sixties when he ascended the throne of Babylon. The principal… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • NABONIDUS — (NABU NA’ID in babylonian; reigned 555–539 B.C.)    Babylonian king. He was not of royal blood and claimed descent from a scholar and courtier, Nabu balatsu iqbi. His mother, Adda’ guppi, had spent many years at the Babylonian court. Her devotion …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • Nabonidus — (reigned 555 539 b.c.)    The last native born king of ancient Babylonia and the last ruler of the Neo Babylonian dynasty. Nabonidus (or Nabu naid) was not of royal lineage; instead, he was a courtier and the son of a prominent priestess of the… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • Nabonidus — /nab oh nuy deuhs/, n. died 539? B.C., last king of Babylonia 556 539 (father of Belshazzar). * * * ▪ king of Babylonia also spelled  Nabu Naʾid (“Reverer of Nabu”)        king of Babylonia from 556 until 539 BC, when Babylon fell to Cyrus (Cyrus …   Universalium

  • Nabonidus — Nabonide Cylindre en terre cuite de Nabonide, évoquant la restauration du temple de Sîn à Ur, British Museum Nabonide, dernier roi de l’empire néo babylonien. Gouverneur de Babylone âgé de soixante ans, il est porté au pouvoir en 556 par le parti …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nabonidus — /næbəˈnaɪdəs/ (say nabuh nuyduhs) noun Bible Belshazzar s father; king of Babylon when it fell to Cyrus, 539 BC …   Australian English dictionary

  • Nabonidus — /nab oh nuy deuhs/, n. died 539? B.C., last king of Babylonia 556 539 (father of Belshazzar) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nabonidus Chronicle — The Nabonidus Chronicle The Nabonidus Chronicle is an ancient Babylonian text, part of a larger series of Babylonian Chronicles incribed in cuneiform script on clay tablets. It deals primarily with the reign of Nabonidus, the last king of the Neo …   Wikipedia

  • Cylinder of Nabonidus — The Nabonidus Cylinder. The Nabonidus Cylinder from Sippar is a long text in which king Nabonidus of Babylonia (556 539 BC) describes how he repaired three temples: the sanctuary of the moon god Sin in Harran, the sanctuary of the warrior goddess …   Wikipedia


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