Abazu (Assyrian king)

Monarch of Aššūrāyu
Reign fl. c. 2257 BCE — fl. c. 2244 BCE
Predecessor Nuabu
Successor Belu

Abazu was an early Assyrian king. He is listed as the thirteenth among the "seventeen kings who lived in tents" on the Mesopotamian Chronicles.[1][2] According to the Mesopotamian Chronicles, Abazu was preceded by Nuabu. Abazu is succeeded by Belu on the Mesopotamian Chronicles. Next to nothing is otherwise known about Abazu's reign.

Preceded by
Monarch of Aššūrāyu
fl. c. 2257 BCE — fl. c. 2244 BCE
Succeeded by

See also


  1. Glassner, Jean-Jacques (2004). Mesopotamian Chronicles. Society of Biblical Literature. p. 137. ISBN 1589830903.
  2. Meissner, Bruno (1990). Reallexikon der Assyriologie. 6. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. p. 103. ISBN 3110100517.

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