Shamshi-Adad III

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Shamshi-Adad III
King of Assyria
King of the Old Assyrian Empire
Reign1545–1529 BC
PredecessorIshme-Dagan II
SuccessorAshur-nirari I
FatherIshme-Dagan II

Shamshi-Adad III was the King of Assyria from 1545 BC to 1529 BC. He was the son of Ishme-Dagan II. He is known from an inscription where he reports having repaired two of the ziggurats.[1][2]


  1. ^ Gwendolyn Leick (31 January 2002). Who's Who in the Ancient Near East. Routledge. pp. 148–. ISBN 978-1-134-78796-8.
  2. ^ Albert Kirk Grayson (1972). Assyrian Royal Inscriptions: From the beginning to Ashur-resha-ishi I. Otto Harrassowitz Verlag. pp. 32–. ISBN 978-3-447-01382-6.
Preceded by
Ishme-Dagan II
King of Assyria
1545–1529 BCE
Succeeded by
Ashur-nirari I