Nebuchadnezzar II

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Nabû-kudurri-usur
Keeng o Babylon
An engravin on an ee stane o onyx wi an inscription o Nebuchadnezzar II[1]
Reign ca. 605 – 562 BC
Born ca. 634 BC
Dee'd ca. 562 BC
Predecessor Nabopolassar
Successor Amel-Marduk
Faither Nabopolassar

Nebuchadnezzar II (Listeni/nɛbjʉkədˈnɛzər/; Aramaic: ܢܵܒܘܼ ܟܘܼܕܘܼܪܝܼ ܐܘܼܨܘܼܪ ‎; Ebreu: נְבוּכַדְנֶצַּר‎‎ Nəḇūḵaḏneṣṣar; Ancient Greek: Ναβουχοδονόσωρ Naboukhodonósôr; Arabic: نِبُوخَذنِصَّر nibūḫaḏniṣṣar; c 634 – 562 BC) wis keeng o the Neo-Babylonian Empire, who reigned c. 605 BC – 562 BC. He is creditit wi the construction o the Hangin Gairdens o Babylon an for the destruction o the First Temple. He is featurt in the Beuk o Daniel an is mentioned in several ither beuks o the Beeble.

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  1. Anton Nyström, Allmän kulturhistoria eller det mänskliga lifvet i dess utveckling, bd 2 (1901)