En-tarah-ana
En-tarah-ana of Kish was the fourth Sumerian king in the First Dynasty of Kish (after ca. 2900 BC), according to the Sumerian king list.
Silli-Adad
Silli-Adad ruled the ancient Near East city-stateof Larsa from 1771 BC to 1770 BC. His reign was less than a full year; the annals state that he was "removed from kingship" and "was no longer king". H...
Kubaba
Kubaba (in the Weidner or Esagila Chronicle; Sumerian: Kug-Bau) is the only queen on the Sumerian King List, which states she reigned for 100 years – roughly in the Early Dynastic III period (ca. 2500...
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Dudu of Akkad
Dudu was a 21st-century BC king of Akkad, who reigned for 21 years according to the Sumerian king list, although he is poorly attested archaeologically.He is depicted as becoming king during the time ...
Utu-hengal
Utu-hengal (also written Utu-heg̃al, Utu-heĝal, and sometimes transcribed as Utu-hegal, Utu-hejal) was one of the first native kings of Sumer after centuries of Akkadian and Gutian rule.
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Ilulu
Ilulu or Elulu, according to the Sumerian king list, was one of four rivals vying to be king of the Akkadian Empire, during a three year period after the death of Shar-kali-sharri.While there is virtu...
Rim-Sin I
Rim-Sin I ruled the ancient Near East city-stateof Larsa from 1758 BC to 1699 BC (in short chronology) or 1822 BC to 1763 BC (middle chronology). His sister En-ane-du was high priestess of the moon go...
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Fountain of Youth
The Fountain of Youth is a spring that supposedly restores the youth of anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters. Tales of such a fountain have been recounted across the world for thousands of years,...
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Ibbi-Sin
Ibbi-Sin, son of Shu-Sin, was king of Sumer and Akkad and last king of the Ur III dynasty, and reigned circa 1963 BC-1940 BC (Short chronology). During his reign, the Sumerian empire was attacked repe...
Imta
Imta or Nibia was a Gutian ruler in Sumer from ca. 2138 BC to 2135 BC (short chronology).
Erridupizir
Erridupizir was a Gutian ruler in Sumer from ca. 2141 BC to 2138 BC (short chronology). His reign is attested by a royal inscription at Nippur where he calls himself "King of Guti, King of the Four Qu...
Gilgamesh
Gilgamesh (/ˈɡɪl.ɡə.mɛʃ/; 𒄑𒂆𒈦, Gilgameš, originally Bilgamesh 𒄑𒉈𒂵𒈩) was a king of Uruk, Mesopotamia, who lived sometime between 2800 and 2500 BC. He is the main character in the Epic of Gilgame...
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Enmerkar
Enmerkar, according to the Sumerian king list, was the builder of Uruk in Sumer, and was said to have reigned for "420 years" (some copies read "900 years").The king list adds that Enmerkar became kin...
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Mesannepada
Mesannepada (or Mesh-Ane-pada, "youngling chosen by An") was the first king listed for the first dynasty of Ur (ca. the 25th century BC) on the Sumerian king list. He is listed to have ruled for 80 ye...
En-men-gal-ana
En-men-gal-ana of Bad-tibira was the fourth pre-dynastic king of Sumer (before ca. 2900 BC), according to the Sumerian king list. He was said to have reigned for 28,800 years.
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Yarlagab
Yarlagab (2103 BCE -2088 BCE) was a Gutian ruler of Sumer.Yarlagab was preceded by Ilu-An and succeeded by Ibate.
En-nun-tarah-ana
En-nun-tarah-ana of Uruk was the ninth Sumerian ruler in the First Dynasty of Uruk (ca. 26th century BC), according to the Sumerian King List, reigning for 8 years.
Kullassina-bel
Kullassina-bel of Kish was the second king in the First Dynasty of Kish according to the Sumerian king list, which adds that he reigned for 960 years (or 900 in some copies).As the name seems to be a...
Ilku
Ilku of Kish was the twentieth Sumerian king in the First Dynasty of Kish (after ca. 2900 BC), according to the Sumerian king list.
Shar-Kali-Sharri
Shar-Kali-Sharri (Akk. = "King of all Kings") was a king of the Akkadian Empire.
According to the Sumerian King List, he was the son of Naram-Sin and reigned for 25 (or 24) years - around 2100 BC....
Enshakushanna
Enshakushanna (or En-shag-kush-ana, Enukduanna, En-Shakansha-Ana) was a king of Uruk in the later 3rd millennium BC who is named on the Sumerian king list, which states his reign to have been 60 years...
Sin-Iqisham
Sin-Iqisham ruled the ancient Near East city-stateof Larsa from 1776 BC to 1771 BC. He was the son of Sin-Eribam and a contemporary of Zambiya of Isin.The annals for his five-year reign record that he...
Kalibum
Kalibum of Kish was the seventh Sumerian king in the First Dynasty of Kish (after ca. 2900 BC), according to the Sumerian king list.This name is written "Ga-lí-bu-um ... normalized as Kalibum", and is...
Mesh-ki-ang-gasher
Mesh-ki-ang-gasher (Mèš-ki-áĝ-ga-še-er, Meš-ki-aĝ-gašer; also transliterated Mes-Kiag-Gasher, Mesh-Ki-Ang-Gasher, Meskiagkasher, Meckiagkacer and variants) was a Sumerian ruler and the founder of the...
Sarlagab
Sarlagab or Zarlagab was a Gutian ruler mentioned on the Sumerian king list as reigning for 6 years, possibly ca. 2129 BC to 2126 BC.He may have in fact been a contemporary of the Akkadian king Shar-k...
Etana
Etana was an ancient Sumerian king of the city of Kish. According to the Sumerian king list, he reigned after the deluge. He is listed as the successor of Arwium, the son of Mashda, as king of Kish. T...
Ziusudra
Ziusudra (also Zi-ud-sura and Zin-Suddu; Hellenized Xisuthros: "found long life" or "life of long days") of Shuruppak is listed in the WB-62 Sumerian king list recension as the last king of Sumer prio...
Naram-Sin of Akkad
Naram-Sin (also transcribed Narām-Sîn, Naram-Suen, Sin or Suen being the Akkadians' moon god equivalent to the Sumerian Nanna), reigned ca. 2254–2218 BCE, middle chronology, was the third successor an...
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History of Sumer
The history of Sumer, taken to include the prehistoric Ubaid and Uruk periods, spans the 5th to 3rd millennia BC, ending with the downfall of the Third Dynasty of Ur around 2004 BC, followed by a tran...
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