Nabopolassar’s Restoration of Imgur-Enlil, the Inner Defensive Wall of Babylon (2.121)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Neo-Babylonian Inscriptions

Commentary

Nabopolassar (626–605 bce) was the founder of the Neo-Babylonian dynasty. He revolted against the Assyrians, ousted them from Akkad (i.e. Babylonia), and eventually helped the Medes to destroy the Assyrian empire. The following inscription discovered during the Iraqi restoration work on the site of Babylo…

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Beaulieu, Paul-Alain, “Nabopolassar’s Restoration of Imgur-Enlil, the Inner Defensive Wall of Babylon (2.121)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 20 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_121>



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