Assyrian King List (composite)

Ruler NumberTranslation
(1)Ṭūdīya
(2)Adāmu
(3)Yangi
(4)Saḫlāmu
(5)Ḫarḫaru
(6)Mandaru
(7)Imṣu/Aḫiṣu
(8)Ḫarṣu
(9)Didānu
(10)Ḫanû
(11)Zū-abi/Sumabu
(12)Nuʾabu
(13)Abāzu
(14)Belû
(15)Azaraḫ
(16)Ušpiya
(17)Apiašal
A total of seventeen kings who dwelt in tents [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html].

(26)Aminu [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/aminu/index.html], son of Ilā-kabkabī.
(25)Ilā-kabkabī, son of Yaškur-ilu.
(24)Yaškur-ilu, son of Yakmenu.
(23)Yakmenu, son of Yakmisu.
(22)Yakmisu, son of Ilī-Wēr.[note to ruler 22]
(21)Ilī-Wēr, son of Ḫayānu.
(20)Ḫayānu, son of Samānu.
(19)Samānu, son of Ḫallî.
(18)Ḫallî, son of Apiašal.
(17)Apiašal, son of Ušpiya.
A total of ten kings who were forefathers [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/tentdwellersandforefathers/index.html].[note on the forefathers]

(27)Sulilu [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/sulilu/index.html], son of Aminu.
(28)Kikkiya [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/kikkiya/index.html]
(29)Akiya [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/sargonicanduriiiperiods/akiya/index.html]
(30)Puzur-Aššur (I) [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/puzurashuri/index.html]
(31)Šalim-aḫum [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/shalimahum/index.html]
(32)Ilu-šūma [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/ilushumma/index.html]
A total of six kings [who(se names) appear on] bricks, (but) whose eponyms are not known.
(33)Erišum [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/erishumi/index.html] (I), son of Ilu-šūma, [whose eponym]s (are known), exercised kingship for forty years.
(34)Ikūnum [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/ikunum/index.html], son of Erišum (I), exercised kingship for [... years].
(35)Sargon [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/sargoni/index.html] (I), son of Ikūnum, exercised kingship for [... year]s.
(36)Puzur-Aššur (II) [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/puzurashurii/index.html], son of Sargon (I), exercised kingship for [...] years.
(37)Narām-Sîn [/riao/fromcolonytocitystate23341809bc/puzurashurdynasty/naramsin/index.html], son of Puzur-Aššur (II), exercised kingship for [...] years.
(38)Erišum (II), son of Narām-Sîn, exercised kingship for [...] years.
(39)Samsī-Addu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/samsiaddudynasty/samsiaddui/index.html] (I), son of Ilā-kabkabī, [in the t]ime of Narām-Sîn, went [to the land Kardunia]š. In the eponymy of Ibnî-Adad, [Samsī]-Addu (I) [came up] from the land Karduniaš, seized the city Ekallāte, (and) resided three years in the city Ekallāte. In the eponymy of Atamar-Ištar, Samsī-Addu (I) came up from the city Ekallāte, removed Erišum (II), son of Narām-Sîn, from the throne, he seized the throne (for himself), (and) exercised kingship for thirty-three years.

(40)Išme-Dagān (I) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/samsiaddudynasty/ishmedagani/index.html], son of Samsī-Addu (I), exercised kingship for forty/fifty years.
(41)Aššur-dugul, a son of a nobody [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/sonsofnobody/index.html] (who) had not right to the throne, exercised kingship for six years.
(42-47)In the time of Aššur-dugul, son of a nobody, Aššur-apla-īdi, Nāṣir-Sîn, Sîn-nammir, Ipqi-Ištar, Adad-ṣalūlu, (and) Adāsi, six kings (who are all) son(s) of a nobody [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/sonsofnobody/index.html], exercised kingship for ...
(48)Bēlu-bāni [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/belubani/index.html], son of Adāsi, exercised kingship for ten years.
(49)Libāya [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/libaya/index.html], son of Bēlu-bāni, exercised kingship for seventeen years.
(50)Šarma-Adad (I) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/sharmaadadi/index.html], son of Libāya, exercised kingship for twelve years.
(51)Iptar-Sîn [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/iptarsin/index.html], son of Šarma-Adad (I), exercised kingship for twelve years.
(52)Bāzāyu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/bazayu/index.html], son of Bēlu-bāni, exercised kingship for twenty-eight years.
(53)Lullāyu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/lullayu/index.html], a son of a nobody, exercised kingship for six years.

(54)Šū-Nīnua (or Kidin-Nīnua) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/shuninuaorkidinninua/index.html], son of Bāzāyu, exercised kingship for fourteen years.
(55)Šarma-Adad (II) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/sharmaadadii/index.html], son of Šū-Nīnua (or Kidin-Nīnua), exercised kingship for three years.
(56)Erišum (III) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/erishumiii/index.html], son of Šū-Nīnua (or Kidin-Nīnua), exercised kingship for thirteen years.
(57)Šamšī-Adad (II) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/shamshiadadii/index.html], son of Erišum (III), exercised kingship for six years.
(58)Išme-Dagān (II) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/ishmedaganii/index.html], son of Šamšī-Adad (II), exercised kingship for sixteen years.
(59)Šamšī-Adad (III) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/shamshiadadiii/index.html], son of Išme-Dagān, brother of Šarma-Adad (II), son of Šū-Nīnua (or Kidin-Nīnua), exercised kingship for sixteen years.
(60)Aššur-nārārī (I) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/ashurnararii/index.html], son of Išme-Dagān (II), exercised kingship for twenty-six years.
(61)Puzur-Aššur (III) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/puzurashuriii/index.html], son of Aššur-nārārī (I), exercised kingship for twenty-four/fourteen years.
(62)Enlil-nāṣir (I) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/belubanidynasty/enlilnasiri/index.html], son of Puzur-Aššur (III), exercised kingship for thirteen years.
(63)Nūr-ili [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/nurili/index.html], son of Enlil-nāṣir (I), exercised kingship for twelve years.
(64)Aššur-šaddûni [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurshadduni/index.html], son of Nūr-ili, exercised kingship for one month (and a few) days.
(65)Aššur-rabi (I) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurrabii/index.html], son of Enlil-nāṣir (I), removed Aššur-šaddûni from the throne, seized the throne, (and) exercised kingship for ... years.
(66)Aššur-nādin-aḫḫē (I) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurnadinahhei/index.html], son of Aššur-rabi (I), exercised kingship for ... years.
(67)Enlil-nāṣir (II) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/enlilnasirii/index.html], his brother, removed him from the throne (and) exercised kingship for six years.
(68)Aššur-nārārī (II) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurnarariii/index.html], son of Enlil-nāṣir (I), exercised kingship for seven years.
(69)Aššur-bēl-nišēšu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurbelnisheshu/index.html], son of Aššur-nārārī (II), exercised kingship for nine years.
(70)Aššur-rêm-nišēšu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurremnisheshu/index.html], son of Aššur-bēl-nišēšu, exercised kingship for eight years.
(71)Aššur-nādin-aḫḫē (II) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/ashurnadinahheii/index.html], son of Aššur-rêm-nišēšu, exercised kingship for ten years.
(72)Erība-Adad (I) [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/mittanianhegemony/eribaadadi/index.html], son of Aššur-bēl-nišēšu, exercised kingship for twenty-seven years.[note to ruler 72]

(73)Aššur-uballiṭ [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ashuruballiti/index.html] (I), son of Erība-Adad (I), exercised kingship for thirty-six years.
(74)Enlil-nārārī [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/enlilnarari/index.html], son of Aššur-uballiṭ (I), exercised kingship for ten years.
(75)Arik-dīn-ili [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/arikdinili/index.html], son of Enlil-nārārī, exercised kingship for twelve years.
(76)Adad-nārārī [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/adadnararii/index.html] (I), brother of Arik-dīn-ili, exercised kingship for thirty-two years.
(77)Shalmaneser [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/shalmaneseri/index.html] (I), son of Adad-nārārī (I), exercised kingship for thirty years.

(78)Tukultī-Ninurta [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/tukultininurtai/index.html] (I), son of Shalmaneser (I), exercised kingship for thirty-seven years.
(79)While Tukultī-Ninurta (I) endured (too long so) Aššur-nādin-apli [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ashurnadinapli/index.html], his son, seized the throne; he exercised kingship for three/four years.
(80)Aššur-nārārī (III) [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ashurnarariiii/index.html], son of Aššur-nādin-apli, exercised kingship for six years.[note to ruler 80]
(81)Enlil-kudurrī-uṣur [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/enlilkudurriusur/index.html], son of Tukultī-Ninurta (I), exercised kingship for five years.
(82)Ninurta-apil-Ekur [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ninurtaapilekur/index.html], son of Ilu-iḫadda, descendant of Erība-Adad (I), went to the land Karduniaš. He came up from the land Karduniaš, seized the throne, (and) exercised kingship for three/thirteen years.
(83)Aššur-dān [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ashurdani/index.html] (I), son of Ninurta-apil-Ekur, exercised kingship for forty-six/twenty-six years.
(84)Ninurta-tukultī-Aššur [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ninurtatukultiashur/index.html], son of Aššur-dān (I), exercised kingship for ...
(85)Mutakkil-Nusku [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/mutakkilnusku/index.html], his brother, fought with him (and) drove him (from Assyria) to the land Karduniaš. Mutakkil-Nusku held the throne for his ... (and then) died (lit. "he reached his mountain").
(86)Aššur-rēša-iši [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ashurreshaishii/index.html] (I), son of Mutakkil-Nusku, exercised kingship for eighteen years.
(87)Tiglath-pileser [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/tiglathpileseri/index.html] (I), son of Aššur-rēša-iši (I), exercised kingship for thirty-nine years.
(88)Ašarēd-apil-Ekur [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/asharedapilekur/index.html], son of Tiglath-pileser (I), exercised kingship for two years.
(89)Aššur-bēl-kala [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurbelkala/index.html], son of Tiglath-pileser (I), exercised kingship for eighteen years.
(90)Erība-Adad II [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/eribaadadii/index.html] (II), son of Aššur-bēl-kala, exercised kingship for two years.
(91)Šamšī-Adad IV [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/shamshiadadiv/index.html] (IV), son of Tiglath-pileser (I), came up from the land Karduniaš, removed Erība-Adad (II), son of Aššur-bēl-kala from the throne, seized the throne, (and) exercised kingship for four years.
(92)Ashurnasirpal [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurnasirpali/index.html] (I), son of Šamšī-Adad (IV), exercised kingship for nineteen years.
(93)Shalmaneser [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/shalmaneserii/index.html] (II), son of Ashurnasirpal (I), exercised kingship for twelve years.[note to ruler 93]
(94)Aššur-nārārī [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurnarariiv/index.html] (IV), son of Shalmaneser (II), exercised kingship for six years.
(95)Aššur-rabi [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurrabiii/index.html] (II), son of Ashurnasirpal (I), exercised kingship for forty-one years.
(96)Aššur-rēša-iši [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurreshaishiii/index.html] (II), son of Aššur-rabi (II), exercised kingship for five years.
(97)Tiglath-pileser II [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/tiglathpileserii/index.html] (II), son of Aššur-rēša-iši (II), exercised kingship for thirty-two years.
(98)Aššur-dān [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurdanii/index.html] (II), son of Tiglath-pileser (II), exercised kingship for twenty-three years.
(99)Adad-nārārī [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/adadnarariii/index.html] (II), son of Aššur-dān (II), exercised kingship for twenty-one years.
(100)Tukultī-Ninurta [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/tukultininurtaii/index.html] (II), son of Adad-nārārī (II), exercised kingship for seven years.
(101)Ashurnasirpal [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/ashurnasirpalii/index.html] (II), son of Tukultī-Ninurta (II), exercised kingship for twenty-five years.
(102)Shalmaneser [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/shalmaneseriii/index.html] (III), son of Ashurnasirpal (II), exercised kingship for thirty-five years.
(103)Šamšī-Adad [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/shamshiadadv/index.html] (V), son of Shalmaneser (III), exercised kingship for thirteen years.
(104)Adad-nārārī [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/adadnarariiii/index.html] (III), son of Šamšī-Adad (V), exercised kingship for twenty-eight years.
(105)Shalmaneser [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/shalmeneseriv/index.html] (IV), son of Adad-nārārī (III), exercised kingship for ten years.
(106)Aššur-dān [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/ashurdaniii/index.html] (III), son of Shalmaneser (IV), exercised kingship for eighteen years.
(107)Aššur-nārārī [/riao/theassyrianempire883745bc/ashurnarariv/index.html] (V), son of Adad-nārārī (III), exercised kingship for ten years.
(108)Tiglath-pileser [/rinap/rinap1/] (III), son of Aššur-nārārī (V),exercised kingship for eighteen years.
(109)Shalmaneser [/rinap/rinap1/] (V), son of Tiglath-pileser (III), exercised kingship for five years.


Notes

Ruler 22: The Nassouhi List omits "Yakmisu, son of Ilī-Wēr." Back to ruler 22.

Forefathers: "A total of ten kings who were forefathers": For this translation instead of "A total of ten kings whose fathers (are there/known)" (napḫar 10 šarrāni ša abbū šunūni) see B. Landsberger, JCS 8, 34 with n. 21 ("im ganzen 10 Könige, die Stammväter sind"). Cf. also Yamada 1994, 15-6 with n. 20. Back to the Forefathers section.

Ruler 72: The Nassouhi List has Aššur-rêm-nišēšu [/riao/kinglists/assyriankinglist/nassouhilist/index.html#Note3-15] (ruler 70) instead of Aššur-bēl-nišēšu [/riao/fromsamsiaddutomittanicilent18081364bc/ashurbelnisheshu/index.html] (ruler 69). Back to ruler 72.

Ruler 80: The Khorsabad List and the SDAS List have Ashurnasirpal [/riao/thekingdomofassyria1114884bc/ashurnasirpali/index.html] I (ruler 92) instead of Aššur-nādin-apli [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bc/ashurnadinapli/index.html] (ruler 79). Back to ruler 80.

Ruler 93: The Nassouhi List omits "Shalmaneser [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bci/shalmaneserii/index.html] (II), son of Ashurnasirpal [/riao/thekingdomofassyria13631115bci/ashurnasirpali/index.html] (I), exercised kingship for twelve years." Back to ruler 93.

Nathan Morello

Nathan Morello, 'Assyrian King List (composite)', The Royal Inscriptions of Assyria online (RIAo) Project, The RIAo Project, a sub-project of MOCCI, 2020 [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/riao/kinglists/assyriankinglist/assyriankinglist/]

 
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