AMAR-SUEN
(also AMAR-SIN; reigned 2046–2038 B.C.)
   Third king of the Third Dynasty of Ur, son of Shulgi. During his nine-year reign, he benefited from the economic and political stability that his father had established, and he gave most of his attention to the building and renewal of sacred buildings, such as the Apsu temple at Eridu. He also had to defend his realm, according to his royal inscriptions, which mention various military campaigns against little-known targets.
   See also ABI-SIMTI.

Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia. . 2012.

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