Chronicle of Tukulti-Ninurta I


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(mixed-breed demigods in teal…)


The Chronicle of Tukulti-Ninurta I is a very small fragment of an Assyrian chronicle; the tablet was found in Aššur. It describes the war between the Assyrian king Tukulti-Ninurta I (1234-1197) and the Babylonian ruler Kaštiliašu IV (1233-1225), which culminated in the capture of Babylon.



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2′ Tukulti-Ninurta, king of all, powerful king, king of Assyria,

3′ prince, lord of all […]

4′ […] took Karduniaš. […]

5′ brought into Libbi-ali […]

6′-7′ Kaštiliašu, king of Karduniaš, marched on […]

8′ for evil. Kaštiliašu […]


9′ In the month of Ululu, the sixteenth day […]