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Nebuchadnezzar
(437 words)

(Akkadian Nabû-kudurri-uṣur).

[German version]

[1] King of the Second Dynasty of Isin

Most eminent king (1124-1103 BC) of the so-called Second Dynasty of Isin, who is still present in the later tradition. In addition to military successes (campaigns to Elam and against Assyria) there are religious and literary activities. It is probably in the context of the retrieval of the statue of Marduk from Elam that Marduk was placed at the head of the Babylonian pantheon. It is also about this time that the Ba…

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Oelsner, Joachim (Leipzig), “Nebuchadnezzar”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 16 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e818840>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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