). A name common to several of the Babylonian
monarchs, seems to have been a title rather than a proper name. The Labynetus mentioned by
Herodotus (i. 74) as arranging a peace between Cyaxares and Alyattes is the same with
Nebuchadnezzar. The Labynetus mentioned by Herodotus (i. 77) as a contemporary of Cyrus and
Croesus is the same with the Belshazzar of the prophet Daniel. By other writers he is called
Nabonadius or Nabonidus. He was the last king of Babylon.