Nabonidus (Akkadian: Nabû-na'id): last king of independent Babylonia (ruled 556-539), defeated by the Persian leader Cyrus. Click here for the texts related to his fall. In 522 and 521, the Babylonian Nidintu-Bêl and the Armenian Arakha revolted against the Persians; both claimed to be Nabonidus' son.
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