Bible the last king of Babylon, who was warned of defeat by the handwriting on the wall: Dan. 5
Origin of BelshazzarClassical Hebrew (language) belshatsar from Akkadian b?l-sharra-u?ur, literally , “Bel, protect the king”
fl. sixth century BC
Babylonian prince. In the Bible he is described as the last king of Babylon, who was warned of his doom by handwriting on the palace wall.