The Assyrian Kings List

Early Period
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A: “Kings who lived in tents”
Tudiya
Adamu
Yangi
Kitlamu
Harharu
Mandaru
Imsu
Harsu
Didanu
Hanu
Zuabu
Nuabu
Abazu
Belu
Azarah
Zariqum Beginning of the Assyrian independence
Puzur-Ashur I
Shalim-Ahu
Ilu-Shuma Raids into southern Mesoptamia
Erishum I

B: During Akkadian Domination
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FROM UNTIL
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Sargon I 2334 2279 55 years
United Mesopotamia (Sumer & Akkad)
Rimush 2278 2270 8
Conquers Elam and Marhashi (Central Iran)
Manishtushu 2269 2255 14
Renovates Temple of Ishtar
Naram-Sin 2254 2218 36
Arrogates god-like status to himself
Shar-Kali-Shari 2217 2193 24
Akkadian kingship begins to weaken
Igigi 2192
Nanium
Imi
Elul-dan 2190
Dudu 2189 2169 20
Shu-Turul 2168 2154 14
Akkadian empire collapses

C: Neo-Sumerian Domination
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Ur-Nammu 2112 2095 17
Establishes the Third Dynasty of Ur
Shulgi 2094 2047 47
Extends father’s empire to all of Assyria
Amar-Sin 2046 2038 8
Shu-Sin 2037 2029 8
Ibbi-Sin 2028 2004 24
Amorites weaken Sumerian power
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D: Assyrian kings during the Akkadian Domination

Ushpiya May have succeeded ollowed king Azarah
Apiashal Ushpiya & Apiashal are also considered tent kings
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E: “Kings who were ancestors”

Hale Chief of an Amorite tribe
Samanu
Hayani
Ilu-Mer
Yakmesi
Yakmeni
Yazkur-ilu
Ilu-Kabkabi
Aminu

F: Historic Period (written history)
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Erishum II 1920 1900 20
Shamshi-Adad I 1813 1781 32
Unites all independent Assyrian city-states
Ishme-Dagan I 1780 1741 39
Contemporary with Hammurabi of Babylon
Ashur-Dugul
5 Unknown Rulers
Adasi
Several Minor Rulers
Erishum III
Shamshi-Adad II
Ishme-Dagan II
Shamshi-Adad III
Ashur-Nirari I
Puzur-Ashur III 1520
Enlil-Nasir I
Ashur-Nirari II
Ashur-Bel-Nisheshu 1417 1409 8
Ashur-Rim-Nisheshu
Ashur-Nadin-Ahhe II
Eriba-Adad I

Middle Period
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Ashur-Uballit I 1363 1328 35
Gains Assyrian Independecne from Mittani
Enlil-Nirari 1327 1318 9
Arik-Den-Ili 1317 1306 11
Adad-Nirari I 1305 1274 31
Mittani falls to Assyria
Shalmaneser I 1273 1244 29
Urarti falls to Assyria
Tukulti-Ninurta I 1243 1207 36
Sacks Babylon, killed by his own son
Ashur-Nadin-Apli 1206 1203 3
Assyrin power is weakened
Ashur-Nirari III 1202 1197 5
Enlil-Kudurri-Usur 1196 1191 12
Ninurta-Apal-Ekur 1191 1179 5
Ashur-Dan I 1178 1133 45
Elam captures Babylonia
Ashur-Resha-Ishi I 1132 1115 17
Nebuchadnezzar I of Babylon captures Elam
Ninurta-Tukulti-Ashur 1115 1114 1
Mutakkil-Nusku 1115 1114 1
Tiglath-Pileser I 1114 1076 38
In defending Assyria, defeats Nebuchadnezzar
Asharid-Pal-Ekur II Limited to Nineveh,Irbil, & Ashur province
Ashur-Bel-Kala 1076 1057 19
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Shamshi-Adad IV 1053 1049 4
5 Unknown Rulers 39
Ashur-Rabi II 1010 970 40
Israel & Judah under David & Solomon
Ashur-Resh-Ishi II 969 967 2
Tiglath-Pilasar II 966 935 31
Ashur-Dan II 934 912 22

Late Period
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Adad-Nirari II 911 891 20
Captures Babylonia, Anatolia, & Syrian plain
Tukulti-Ninurta II 890 884 6
Peace with Babylon, no tributes required
Ashurnasirpal II 883 859 24
Assyrian empire reaches Mediterranean Sea
Shalmaneser III 858 824 34
Defeats Arameans, captures Babylon & Persia
Shamshi-Adad V 823 811 12
Shamiram 811 806 5
Ruler of Assyria while her son was a minor
Adad-Nirari III 806 783 23
Assyrian rule weakens
Shalmaneser IV 782 773 9
Ashur-Dan III 772 755 17
Rebelions against Assyria
Ashur-Nirari V 754 745 9
Tiglath-Pileser III 744 727 17
Re-gains Assyrian might greater than before
Shalmaneser V 726 722 4
Captures Samaria, deports Isrealites
Sargon II 721 705 16
Captures Egypt, Urartu, Babylon
Dies in a battle
Sennacherib 704 681 23
Faught rebellions, destroyed Babylon
Esarhaddon 680 669 11
Rebuilt Babylon, def Scyth, Cimm, & Egypt
Ashurbanipal 668 627 41
Defeats Egypt, Lydia, & Elam
Ashur-Etel-Ilani 627 624 3
Babylonians attack Assyria
Sin-Shar-Ishkun 623 612 11
Medes sack Nineveh
Ashur-Uballit II 612 ?
Flees to Harran, supported by Egyptians

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