Labashi-Marduk

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Lâbâši-Marduk
King of the Neo-Babylonian Empire
Reignc. 556 BC
PredecessorNeriglissar
SuccessorNabonidus

Labashi-Marduk, (Akkadian: 𒆷𒁀𒅆𒀭𒀫𒌓, romanized: La-ba-ši-dMarduk, lit. '"May I not come to shame, O Marduk"')[1] son of Neriglissar and his wife, the daughter of Nebuchadnezzar, became king of Babylon while still a child. After nine months he was murdered in a conspiracy led by Nabonidus and his son Belshazzar in concert with the nobles of the court.[2]

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  1. ^ Stamm, Namengebung, 175
  2. ^ Albertz, R.; Israel in exile: The history and literature of the sixth century BC; Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta 2003, p.63 ISBN 1-58983-055-5.

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Preceded by
Neriglissar
King of Babylon
556 BC
Succeeded by
Nabonidus