- Nitocris of Babylon (c. 550 BC) is an otherwise unknown queen of Babylon described by Herodotus in his Histories. According to Herodotus she was the wife of Nabonidus (Gr. Labynetus) against whose son Cyrus the Great launched an expedition.
Nitocris of Babylon. Naqi'a, wife of Sanherib, known for building activities. Adad-happe, the historical mother of Nabonidus, last king of Babylon. an otherwise unknown wife of Nebuchadnezzar II or a daughter of his. The latter view is the most commonly accepted.
Nitocris, queen of Babylon in the sixth century B.C.E., was the daughter of the famed King Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon, whose son (after Nebuchadnezzar’s death) was overthrown by Nergal-sharezer, Nitocris’ husband. After Nergal-sharezer’s death, she married Nabonidus, the last king of Babylon, helping him to oust her unpopular young son and take the throne.
Nov 28, 2020 · Neitaqert (Nitocris), Queen of Babylon. Birthdate: circa -609. Birthplace: Princess of Babylon. Death: Immediate Family: Daughter of Nebuchadnezzar II, king of Babylon and Neitaqert (Nitokris) Wife of Nabonidus I, King of Babylon.
- circa -609
- FARKAS Mihály László
- Princess of Babylon
Feb 19, 2020 · Nitocris, the Babylonian Queen Who Doesn’t Have Time for Your Nonsense. The Queen of Babylon was sharp of wit, full of sass, and had exactly zero patience for the follies of men in power. Upon Nitocris’s death, at her orders her body was placed in a tomb directly over the main gate of the city, with the consequence that many kings chose to go around the back way rather than risk the ill luck of passing in all their panoply beneath a corpse.
Nov 01, 2012 · There are other theories about Nitocris’ identity, including: (1) She was Nebuchadnezzar II, whose name Herodotus mistook for a feminine form. (2) She was Adad-Guppi, mother of Nabonidus, last of the Neo-Babylonian rulers. The influential Adad-Guppi, who helped... (3) Nitocris was a powerful ...
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Jun 08, 2011 · Personal data Neitaqert (Nitocris) Queen of Babylon (Neitaqert (Nitocris)) Queen of Babylon First name Neitaqert (Nitocris). She was born about -609 in Princess of Babylon. This information was last updated on June 8, 2011.
A magic queen who held the throne in the Sixth Dynasty of ancient Egypt, even if only for a short time. A person who lived around the 22ndCentury BC. Strangely, she has the same name with an ancient queen of Babylon.
Nitocris is also the name suggested by JFB who adds the information that she completed many of the works started by Nebuchadnezzar and that Herodotus credited them to her. Clarke points out that she was credited with great wisdom and that she was chief of public affairs. He also suggests that she may have been the mother of Belshazzar.
Mar 08, 2016 · It is not believed that she’s the same individual as Belshazzar’s mother. However, both her father and brother served as Pharaoh, and she was a fairly influential person during her time. Perhaps the Babylonian Nitocris was named after her. Dougherty suggests 3 possibilities for the identity of Babylon’s Nitocris (pg 52).