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  • n  (Old Testament) Babylonian general and son of Nebuchadnezzar II; according to the Old Testament he was warned of his doom by divine handwriting on the wall that was interpreted by Daniel (6th century BC)
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  • Hanshin Racecourse: Belshazzar takes Japan Cup Dirt
    Belshazzar, a Grade 3 winner in Japan earlier this year, won the richest race of his career in Sunday’s $2,655,577 Japan Cup Dirt at Hanshin Racecourse. Pants On Fire, a five-time stakes winner in the United States, finished last of 16 after becoming upset in the starting gate.
    Dec. 1, 2013 - Daily Racing Form

  • Gleason Archer in
    Dr. Archer writes: "The appearance of King Belshazzar in chapter 5 was interpreted by earlier critics to be unhistorical, inasmuch as Nabonidus was known to be that last king of the Chaldean Empire. Later discoveries of cuneiform tablets referring...

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