ASHUR-BEL-KALA
(reigned 1074–1057 B.C.)
   King of Assyria, son of Tiglath-pileserI. He undertook numerous punitive expeditions against the raiding Arameans, as well as campaigns into Anatolia where the Urartians had become strong. With the Babylonians he concluded a peace treaty that was sealed by his marriage to the daughter of Adad-apla-iddina, whom he had appointed as king over Babylonia. Along inscription on the so-called Broken Obelisk, discovered at Nineveh, describes the king’s prowess in hunting wild animals, his acquisition of a wide variety of fauna, and his numerous building projects.

Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia. . 2012.

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