About the Project

This sub-project of the open-access Royal Inscriptions of Babylonia online (RIBo) Project [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/ribo/] is intended to present up-to-date editions of the officially commissioned texts of the eleven rulers of the Second Dynasty of Isin (1157-1026 BC). The contents of "Babylon 2" are based on Grant Frame, Rulers of Babylonia: From the Second Dynasty of Isin to the End of Assyrian Domination (1157-612 BC) (The Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia, Babylonian Periods 2), Toronto et al.: University of Toronto Press [http://www.utppublishing.com/Rulers-of-Babylonia-Rimb-2.html], 1995, pp. 5-69.

Sponsors and timing

This website was created as part of the research project Official Inscriptions of the Middle East in Antiquity (OIMEA), whose funding is provided by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (through the establishment of the Alexander von Humboldt Chair for Ancient History of the Near and Middle East [http://www.ag.geschichte.uni-muenchen.de/lehrstuehle/ls_radner/index.html]) and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Historisches Seminar - Abteilung Alte Geschichte). The project began in late 2015 and was made available in early 2016.

Project team

OIMEA Editorial Board

OIMEA Advisory Committee

"Babylon 2" Contributors

Credits and Copyright

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Homepage picture credit

Credit: Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative.

Novotny Jamie

Novotny Jamie, 'About the Project', RIBo, Babylon 2: The Inscriptions of the Second Dynasty of Isin, The RIBo Project, a sub-project of MOCCI, 2021 [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/ribo/abouttheproject/]

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