Alphabetic List of the Rulers of Assyria

The list below presents the principal rulers of Assyria in alphabetic order. Like the Rulers of Assyria: Chronological Order page [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/ribo/rulersofassyria/index.html], the dates used here generally follow those of J.A. Brinkman (in A. Leo Oppenheim, Ancient Mesopotamia: Portrait of a Dead Civilization, Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1977 [revised edition, completed by E. Reiner], pp. 338-341), except for those of the Old Assyrian Period.

Rulers:
A
Abāzu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Adad-nārārī I [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/adadnararii/index.html] (1295-1264 BC)
Adad-nārārī II [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/adadnarariii/index.html] (911-891 BC)
Adad-nārārī III [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/adadnarariiii/index.html] (810-783 BC)
Adad-ṣalūlu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/sonsofnobody/index.html] (?-? BC)
Adāmu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Adāsi [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/sonsofnobody/index.html] (?-? BC)
Akiya [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/akiya/index.html] (?-? BC)
Aminu [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/aminu/index.html] (?-? BC)
(?-? BC)
Apiašal [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Arik-dīn-ili [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/arikdinili/index.html] (1317-1306 BC)
Ašarēd-apil-Ekur [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/asharedapilekur/index.html] (1075-1074 BC)
Aššur-apla-īdi [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/sonsofnobody/index.html] (?-? BC)
Aššur-bēl-kala [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurbelkala/index.html] (1073-1056 BC)
Aššur-bēl-nišēšu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurbelnisheshu/index.html] (1407-1399 BC)
Aššur-dān I [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ashurdani/index.html] (1168-1133 BC)
Aššur-dān II [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurdanii/index.html] (934-912 BC)
Aššur-dān III [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/ashurdaniii/index.html] (772-755 BC)
Aššur-dugul [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/sonsofnobody/index.html] (?-? BC)
Aššur-etel-ilāni [/rinap/rinap5/] (ca. 631–627/626 BC)
Aššur-nādin-apli [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ashurnadinapli/index.html] (1196-1193 BC)
Aššur-nādin-aḫḫē I [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurnadinahhei/index.html] (?-? BC)
Aššur-nādin-aḫḫē II [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurnadinahheii/index.html] (1390-1381 BC)
Aššur-nārārī I [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/ashurnararii/index.html] (?-? BC)
Aššur-nārārī II [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurnarariii/index.html] (1414-1408 BC)
Aššur-nārārī III [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ashurnarariiii/index.html] (1192-1187 BC)
Aššur-nārārī IV [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurnarariiv/index.html] (1018-1013 BC)
Aššur-nārārī V [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/ashurnarariv/index.html] (754-745 BC)
Aššur-rabi I [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurrabii/index.html] (?-? BC)
Aššur-rabi II [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurrabiii/index.html] (1012-972 BC)
Aššur-rêm-nišēšu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurremnisheshu/index.html] (1398-1391 BC)
Aššur-rēša-iši I [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ashurreshaishii/index.html] (1132-1115 BC)
Aššur-rēša-iši II [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurreshaishiii/index.html] (971-967 BC)
Aššur-šaddûni [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurshadduni/index.html] (?-? BC)
Aššur-uballiṭ I [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ashuruballiti/index.html] (1353-1318 BC)
Aššur-uballiṭ II [/rinap/rinap5/] (611–609 BC)
Ashurbanipal [/rinap/rinap5/] (668–ca. 631 BC)
Ashurnasirpal I [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurnasirpali/index.html] (1049-1031 BC)
(1049-1031 BC)
Ashurnasirpal II [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/ashurnasirpalii/index.html] (883-859 BC)
Asīnum [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/samsiaddudynasty/asinum/index.html] (?-? BC)
Azaraḫ [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Azuzu [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/azuzu/index.html] (?-? BC; reign of Man-ištūšu [2269-2255 BC])
B
Bāzāyu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/bazayu/index.html] (?-? BC)
Belû [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Bēlu-bāni [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/belubani/index.html] (?-? BC)
D
Didānu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
E
Enlil-kudurrī-uṣur [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/enlilkudurriusur/index.html]r (1186-1182 BC)
Enlil-nārārī [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/enlilnarari/index.html] (1317-1308 BC)
Enlil-nāṣir I [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/enlilnasiri/index.html] (?-? BC)
Enlil-nāṣir II [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/enlilnasirii/index.html] (1420–1415 BC)
Erība-Adad I [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/eribaadadi/index.html](1390-1354 BC)
Erība-Adad II [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/eribaadadii/index.html] (1055-1054 BC)
Erišum I [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/erishumi/index.html] (1974-1935 BC)
Erišum II [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/erishumii/index.html] (1828/18-1809 BC)
(1828/18-1809 BC)
Erišum III [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/erishumiii/index.html] (?-? BC)
Esarhaddon [/rinap/rinap4/] (680-669 BC)
Ḫallî [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Ḫanû [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Ḫarḫaru [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Ḫarṣu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Ḫayānu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
I
Ikūnum [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/ikunum/index.html] (1934-1921 BC)
Ilā-kabkabī [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Ilī-Wēr [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Ilu-šūma [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/ilushumma/index.html] (?-? BC)
Imṣu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Ipqi-Ištar [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/sonsofnobody/index.html] (?-? BC)
Iptar-Sîn [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/iptarsin/index.html] (?-? BC = Puzur-Sîn [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/samsiaddudynasty/puzursin/index.html]?)
Išme-Dagān I [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/samsiaddudynasty/ishmedagani/index.html] (1776-1737 BC)
Išme-Dagān II [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/ishmedaganii/index.html] (?-? BC)
Ititi [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/ititi/index.html] (?-? BC)
K
Kikkiya [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/kikkiya/index.html] (?-? BC)
L
Libāya [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/libaya/index.html] (?-? BC)
Lullāyu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/lullayu/index.html] (?-? BC)
M
Mandaru [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Mutakkil-Nusku [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/mutakkilnusku/index.html] (?-? BC)
Mut-Aškur [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/samsiaddudynasty/mutashkur/index.html] (?-? BC)
N
Narām-Sîn [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/naramsin/index.html] (1872-1829/19 BC)
Nāṣir-Sîn [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/sonsofnobody/index.html] (?-? BC)
Ninurta-apil-Ekur [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ninurtaapilekur/index.html] (1181-1169BC)
Ninurta-tukultī-Aššur [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ninurtatukultiashur/index.html] (?-? BC)
Nuʾabu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Nūr-ili [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/nurili/index.html] (?-? BC)
P
Puzur-Aššur I [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/puzurashuri/index.html] (ca. 2025 [end of Ur III dominion over Aššur]-? BC)
Puzur-Aššur II [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/puzurashurii/index.html] (1880-1873 BC)
Puzur-Aššur III [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/puzurashuriii/index.html] (?-? BC)
Puzur-Sîn [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/samsiaddudynasty/puzursin/index.html] (?-? BC = Iptar-Sîn [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/iptarsin/index.html]?)
R
Rīmu-x [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/samsiaddudynasty/rimux/index.html] (?-? BC)
S/Ṣ/Š
Sahlāmu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Samānu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Samsī-Addu I [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/samsiaddudynasty/samsiaddui/index.html] (ca. 1808-1776 BC)
Sargon I [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/sargoni/index.html] (1920-1881 BC)
Sargon II [/rinap/neoassyrianhistoryoverview/sargonii721705bc/index.html] (721-705 BC)
Sennacherib [/rinap/rinap3/] (704-681 BC)
Šalim-aḫum [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/shalimahum/index.html] (?-? BC)
Shalmaneser I [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/shalmaneseri/index.html] (1263-1234 BC)
Shalmaneser II [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/shalmaneserii/index.html] (1030-1019 BC))
Shalmaneser III [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/shalmaneseriii/index.html] (858-824 BC)
Shalmaneser IV [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/shalmeneseriv/index.html] (782-773 BC)
Shalmaneser V [/rinap/rinap1/] (726-722 BC)
Šarma-Adad I [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/sharmaadadi/index.html] (?-? BC)
Šarma-Adad II [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/sharmaadadii/index.html] (?-? BC)
Šamšī-Adad II [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/shamshiadadii/index.html] (?-? BC)
Šamšī-Adad III [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/shamshiadadiii/index.html] (?-? BC)
Šamšī-Adad IV [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bci/shamshiadadiv/index.html] (1053-1050 BC)
Šamšī-Adad V [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/shamshiadadv/index.html] (823-811 BC)
Šū-Nīnua [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/shuninuaorkidinninua/index.html] (or Kidin-Nīnua) (?-? BC)
Sîn-nammir [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/sonsofnobody/index.html] (?-? BC)
Sîn-šarra-iškun [/rinap/rinap5/] (627/626–612 BC)
Sîn-šumu-līšir [/rinap/rinap5/] (627/626 BC)
Son of Urdānum [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/sonofurdanum/index.html] (?-? BC)
Sulilu [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/sulilu/index.html] (?-? BC)
T/Ṭ
Tiglath-pileser I [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/tiglathpileseri/index.html] (1114-1076 BC)
Tiglath-pileser II [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/tiglathpileserii/index.html] (966-935 BC)
Tiglath-pileser III [/rinap/rinap1/] (744-727 BC)
Ṭūdīya [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Tukultī-Ninurta I [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/tukultininurtai/index.html] (1243-1207 BC)
Tukultī-Ninurta II [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/tukultininurtaii/index.html] (890-884 BC)
U
Ušpiya [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Y
Yakmenu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Yakmisu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Yangi [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Yaškur-ilu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)
Z
Zarriqum [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/zarriqum/index.html] (?-? BC; reign of Amar-Suena [2046-2038 BC])
Zū-abi [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html] (?-? BC)


Further reading

The following books offer basic introductions into the history of ancient Mesopotamia:

Kuhrt, A., The Ancient Near East c. 3000-330 BC (Routledge History of the Ancient World), London/New York: Routledge, 1995.

Oppenheim, A.L., Ancient Mesopotamia: Portrait of a Dead Civilization, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977 (revised edition; completed by E. Reiner).

Radner, K., and E. Robson (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Roaf, M., Cultural Atlas of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East, New York: Facts on File, 1990.

Van De Mieroop, M., A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000-323 BC (Blackwell History of the Ancient World), Oxford: Blackwell, 2007 (second edition).

Nathan Morello & Jamie Novotny

Nathan Morello & Jamie Novotny, 'Alphabetic List of the Rulers of Assyria', The Royal Inscriptions of Assyria online (RIAo) Project, The RIAo Project, a sub-project of MOCCI, 2020 [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/riao/alphabeticlistoftherulersofassyria/]

 
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