The Babylonians knew how to party; in fact, I get the impression they didn’t do anything halfway.
King Nebuchadnezzar was pretty full of himself despite being warned in a dream, interpreted by the captive Israelite named Daniel (of future lions’ den fame). The outcome of the king’s pride was remarkable, but was unfortunately not duly noted by his young descendant and the current sovereign, King Belshazzar.
So, back to the party.
One thousand strong with plenty of intoxicating liquid, mixed with plenty of everything else, makes for a somewhat Continue reading “Party’s over”