Open main menu

Nebuchadnezzar II (Listeni/nɛbjᵿkədˈnɛzər/; Aramaic: ܢܵܒܘܼ ܟܘܼܕܘܼܪܝܼ ܐܘܼܨܘܼܪ‎; Ebreu: נְבוּכַדְנֶצַּרNəḇūḵaḏneṣṣar; 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.

Nabû-kudurri-usur
Keeng o Babylon
Nebukadnessar II.jpg
An engravin on an ee stane o onyx wi an inscription o Nebuchadnezzar II[1]
Ringca. 605 – 562 BC
PredecessorNabopolassar
SuccessorAmel-Marduk
Bornca. 634 BC
Dee'dca. 562 BC
FaitherNabopolassar

ReferencesEedit

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