Belu (Assyrian king)

Monarch of Aššūrāyu
Reign fl. c. 2244 BCE — fl. c. 2231 BCE
Predecessor Abaza
Successor Azarah

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

Preceded by
Monarch of Aššūrāyu
fl. c. 2244 BCE — fl. c. 2231 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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