Belteshazzar


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Belteshazzar

(bĕltəshăz`ər), in the Book of DanielDaniel,
book of the Bible. It combines "court" tales, perhaps originating from the 6th cent. B.C., and a series of apocalyptic visions arising from the time of the Maccabean emergency (167–164 B.C.
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, Babylonian name of the prophet Daniel.
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Daniel had two cultural identities/names; Daniel in Hebrew and Belteshazzar in Babylonian (Dan.
The chief official gave them new names: Belteshazzar, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.
You see, they had taken away his history and his name and had called him Belteshazzar.