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Nabonassar or Nebo-adon-Assur

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(Nebo, Prince of Assyria.) Founder of the Babylonian and Chaldæan kingdom, and first of the dynasty of Nabonassar.

Era of Nabonassar began Wednesday, February 26th, 747 B.C., the day of Nabonassar’s accession. It was used by Ptolemy, and by the Babylonians, in all their astronomical calculations.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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N
N added to Greek words ending in a short vowel to lengthen it “by position,” and “l” added to French words beginning with a vowel
N. H
nth, or nth plus One
Nab
Nab
Nab-man
Nabo or Nebo
Nabob (generally called Nabob)
Nabonassar or Nebo-adon-Assur
Naboth’s Vineyard
Nadab
Nadir
Nadir Shah
Nag
Nag, Nagging
Nag’s Head Consecration
Naga
Naglfar
Nahushtan