Nebuchadnezzar

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Synonyms for Nebuchadnezzar

(Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)

a very large wine bottle holding the equivalent of 20 normal bottles of wine

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It should be noted that in 1422, Bertrandon de Brocquiere, an emissary from Duke Philip the Good to Emperor Manuel n, attended a day-long performance in Hagia Sophia which, according to his description, sounds more like a European mystery play than a part of the Byzantine Divine Office: 'Je attendi tout le jour pour veoir leur maniere de faire et firent un mistere des trois enfants que Nabuchodonosor fist mettre en la fournaise.