Zimri-Lim (2.112)
(168 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Late Old Babylonian Inscriptions


After a period of rule over Mari by Shamshi-Addu of Ekallatum and his son Iasmah-Addu, Zimri-Lim, son of Iahdun-Lim, was able to reassert control of the “Lim” dynasty over Mari. He reigned in Mari for a period of about 15 years until his defeat at the hands of Hammu-rapi of Babylon.

An inscription known from four clay tablet copies records Zimri-Lim’…

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Frayne, Douglas, “Zimri-Lim (2.112)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 15 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_112>

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