Friday, November 27, 2020

How are Kanye West and King Nebuchadnezzar alike?

THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST TODAY: Nebuchadnezzar Explained: Warrior King, Rebuilder of Cities, and Musical Muse (Louise Pryke).
Kanye West’s first operatic work, Nebuchadnezzar, has just premiered at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Set in the 6th century BCE, the opera is based on the biblical story of Nebuchadnezzar II, a powerful ruler and the longest-reigning king of Babylon.


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