Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations eBook

Archibald Sayce
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 210 pages of information about Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations.

FIRST DYNASTY OF UR.

Lugal-kigub-nidudu. 
Lugal-kisal-si, his son.

SECOND DYNASTY OF UR.

Ur-Bau, cir.  B.C. 2700; his step-son, Nammakhani, high-priest of Lagas.  Dungi I., his son; Gudea and his son, Ur-Nin-girsu, vassal high-priests of Lagas.

DYNASTY OF ERECH.

Sin-gamil. 
Sin-gasid.

DYNASTY OF ISIN.

Isbi-girra. 
Libit-Istar. 
Pur-Sin I.
Ur-Ninip. 
Isme-Dagan. 
En-annatum, his son, vassal of Gungunum of Ur.

THIRD DYNASTY OF UR.

Gungunum. 
Dungi II. (reigns at least 41 years). 
Pur-Sin II. (reigns at least 12 years). 
Gimil-Sin (reigns at least 9 years). 
Ine-Sin (probably followed by Sumu-abi).

FIRST DYNASTY OF BABYLON, B.C. 2478.

Sumu-abi or Samu-abi, 14 (or 15) years.[12]
Sumu-la-ilu, his son, 36 (or 35) years. 
Zabium or Zabu, his son, 14 years. 
Abil-Sin, his son, 18 years. 
Sin-muballidh, his son, 20 (or 30) years.

Babylonia conquered by the Elamites; Kudur-Laghghamar (Chedor-laomer) king of Elam is suzerain, while Eri-Aku (Arioch) governs southern Babylonia and makes Larsa his capital.

Khammurabi or Ammurapi, the Amraphel of Genesis, 43 (or 55) years (B.C.
2376-2333). 
He defeats the Elamites, restores Sin-idinnam to Larsa, and reunites
Babylonia. 
Samsu-iluna, his son, 38 (or 35) years. 
Abesukh (Abishua) or Ebisum, 25 years. 
Ammi-ditana, his son, 25 years. 
Ammi-zadok, his son, 21 years. 
Samsu-ditana, his son, 31 years.

DYNASTY OF SISKU, B.C. 2174.

Anman, 60 years. 
Ki-annibi, 56 years. 
Damki-ilisu, 26 years. 
Iskipal, 15 years. 
Sussi, 24 years. 
Gulkisar, 55 years. 
Kirgal-daramas, 50 years. 
A-dara-kalamma, 28 years. 
E-kur-ul-anna, 26 years. 
Melamma-kurkurra, 8 years. 
Ea-ga ... 20 years.

THE DYNASTY OF THE KASSITES, B.C. 1806.[13]

Gandis, 16 years. 
Agum-si, 22 years. 
Agu-yasi, 22 years. 
Ussi, his son, 9 years. 
Adumetas. 
Tazzigurumas. 
Agum-kak-rime, his son.

Eight unknown kings. 
Kara-indas. 
Kadasman-Bel (corresponded
with the Egyptian king Amenophis III.)
Kuri-galzu I.
Burna-huryas, his son. 
Kuri-galzu II., his son.[14]
Kara-khardas. 
Kadasman-kharbe I., his son.

The throne usurped by Nazi-bugas. 
Kuri-galzu III., son of Kadas-man-kharbe, 35 (?) years. 
Nazi-Maruttas, his son, 26 years, B.C. 1378. 
Kadasman-Turgu, his son, 17 years. 
Kadasman-buryas, 14 years. 
Kudur-Bel, 6 years. 
Sagarkti-buryas, his son, 13 years (800 years before Nabonidos). 
Bibeyasu, 8 years. 
Bel-sum-iddin, 1-1/2 year. 
Kadasman-kharbe II., 1-1/2 year. 
Rimmon-sum-uzur, 30 years (including
the 7 years during
which the Assyrian king Tig-lath-Bir
held Babylon). 
Meli-sipak, 15 years. 
Merodach-baladan I., his son, 13 years. 
Zamama-sum-iddin, 1 year. 
Bel-sum-iddin, 3 years.

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