BABYLONIAN KING LIST
- Continuing the framework set up by the earlier Sumerian King List, Mesopotamian scribes composed similar chronological lists, which are not preserved in their entirety. King List Aenumerates the kings from the First Dynasty of Babylon to the rise of Nabopolassar in 626 B.C. See also HISTORIOGRAPHY.
Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia. EdwART. 2012.
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