Nabuchodonosor


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Nabuchodonosor

(năb'yo͞okədŏn`əsôr'), variant of NebuchadnezzarNebuchadnezzar
, d. 562 B.C., king of Babylonia (c.605–562 B.C.), son and successor of Nabopolassar. In his father's reign he was sent to oppose the Egyptians, who were occupying W Syria and Palestine. At Carchemish he met and defeated (605 B.C.
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This work is a liturgical drama of the three Hebrew youths Ananias, Azarias, Misael and the angel in the fiery furnace, sentenced after refusing to worship the golden statue of King Nabuchodonosor, taken from the Bible's Old Testament.
(19) According to Ademar, in the same year as the forced conversions of the Jews of Limoges the church was destroyed by al-Hakim, whom Ademar calls "Nabuchodonosor Babiloniae," because the Jews sent a letter to the East warning that Christian armies were planning an attack against the Saracens.