Kish Kings List

(Texts: All Artefacts, Color Coding, & Writings in Bold Type With Italics Inside Parenthesis, are Added by Editor R. Brown, not the Authors, Translators, or Publishers!)

(mixed-breed demigods in teal…)

 

        “Eight kings in five cities ruled 241,200 years before The Flood swept over the land…”

 

Kingship in Kish

        “After The Flood, kingship was handed down from Heaven a second time,

        this time to the city of Kish which became the seat of kingship. In Kish:

Gaur ruled 1,200 years;

Gulla-Nidaba-annapad ruled 960 years;

Palakinatim ruled 900 years;

Nangishkushma ruled 670 years, 3 months and 3½ days;

Bahina ruled 300 years;

Buanum ruled 840 years;

Kalibum ruled 960 years;

Galumum ruled 840 years;

Zukakip ruled 900 years;

Atab ruled 600 years;

Mashda, the son of Atab, ruled 840 years;

Arurim, the son of Mashda, ruled 720 years;

Etana, the shepherd who ascended to Heaven

and made firm all the lands, ruled 1,560 years;

Balih, the son of Etana, ruled 400 years;

Enmenunna ruled 660 years;

Melam-Kish, the son of Enmenunna, ruled 900 years;

Barsalnunna, the son of Enmenunna, ruled 1,200 years;

Meszamug, the son of Barsalnunna, ruled 140 years;

Tizkar, the son of Meszamug, ruled 305 years;

Ilku ruled 900 years;

Iltasadum ruled 1,200 years;

Enmebaraggesi, the king who smote the Land of Elam, ruled 900 years;

Agga, the son of Enmebaraggesi, ruled 625 years.

All told, twenty-three kings ruled a total of 24,510 years, 3 months and 3½ days

before Kish was defeated in battle

and its kingship carried off to Eanna temple in Uruk…”

 

Kingship in Kish (Second Dynasty)

“After kingship was brought back to Kish, ….. ruled (more than) 201 years;

Dadasig ruled 81 years;

Mamagal ruled 420 years;

Kalbum, the son of Mamagal, ruled 132 years;

Tuge ruled 360 years;

Mennumna ruled 180 years;

Lugalmu ruled 420 years and

Ibbi-Ea ruled 290 (?) years.

All told, eight kings ruled a total of 3,195 years

before Kish was defeated in battle

and its kingship carried off to Hamazi…”

 

Kingship in Kish (Third Dynasty)

         “After kingship was brought back to Kish again,

         Ku-Bau, the innkeeper, she who made firm the foundations of Kish,

         ruled for 100 years as ‘king’ before Kish was defeated

         and its kingship carried off to Akshak.”

 

Kingship in Kish (Fourth Dynasty)

         “After kingship was brought back to Kish,

         Puzur-Sin, son of Ku-Bau, ruled 25 years;

         Ur-Zababa, son of Puzur-Sin, ruled 400 years;

         Simudarra ruled 30 years;

         Usiwatar, son of Simudarra (diluted mixed-bloodline), ruled 7 years;

         Ishtar-muti ruled 11 years;

         Ishme-Shamash ruled 11 years and

         Nannia, the stoneworker, ruled 7 years.

         All told, seven kings ruled 491 years before Kish was defeated

         and its kingship carried off to Uruk.”