Daniel (biblical figure)

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
20th-century Orthodox icon of Daniel

Daniel is the central figure of the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament of the Bible.[1] He is considered a prophet in Christianity and Islam, but not Judaism;[2] however, Jewish sources describe Daniel as a hero and the most distinguished member of the Babylonian diaspora.[3]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Charles, Robert Henry (1911). "Daniel" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 7 (11th ed.). pp. 804–808.
  2. Noegel, Scott B.; Wheeler, Brannon M. (2002). Historical Dictionary of Prophets in Islam and Judaism. Scarecrow Press. p. 76. ISBN 9780810866102.
  3. Ginzberg, Louis (1998). The Legends of the Jews. Vol. 4. JHU Press. p. 326. ISBN 9780801858932.