SUMERIAN KING LIST
   A compilation of dynasties and the names of kings by a Babylonianscholar at the time of the First Dynasty of Isin. It begins in remote antiquity and the divine institution of kingship and ends with the reign of Sin-magir (1827–1817 B.C.). The Sumerian King List chronicles the transfer of hegemony (“kingship”) from one cityto another and thus obscures the reality that several dynasties existed at the same time.

Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia. . 2012.

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