king of Babylonia,
Succeeded by: Neriglissar
- Original name: Nabû-šuma-ukîn
- Falls victim to a court conspiracy; is sent to jail, where he meets former king Jehoiachin of Judah
- Before Ulûlu 566: released; he accepts a new name, Amel-Marduk ("Man of Marduk")
- 562: Becomes king after the death of his father
- Releases Jehoiachin (2 Kings 25.27-30; more...)
- 560: Overthrown by his brother-in-law Neriglissar;
- Irving Finkel, "The Lament of Nabû-šuma-ukîn"
in J. Renger (ed.), Babylon.
Focus mesopotamischer Geschichte, Wiege früher Gelehrtsamkeit,
Mythos in der Moderne (1999 Saaerbrücken) 323-341