). A king of Babylon, who united with
Astyages against Assyria, which country they conquered, and, having divided it between them,
founded two kingdoms, that of the Medes under Astyages, and that of the Chaldaeans under
Nabopolassar, B.C. 626. Necho, king of Egypt, jealous of the power of the latter, declared war
against and defeated him. Nabopolassar died after a reign of twenty-one years.