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Biography of King of Babilonia Agum II Kakrime (ca. 1592-1549 a.C.)


(A-gu - ka-ak-ri-me um) Ninth King of the 3rd dynasty of Babylon (cassita). He was son of Urzigurumash, King also cassita. Agum II Kakrime, Tiptakzisuccessor, appears collected on actual lists with the indication of being King of Babylon. An inscription (belatedly copied) informs us that Agum II Kakrime returned to the temple Esagila - restored by the King - the statues of Marduk and Zarpanitu, stolen by the Hittites and left behind in the country of Khana, whose Kingdom ended by weapons. With the return of the statues - religious impact action - legitimized the presence and command of the cassitas in the country, where he had been "called by the great Babylonian gods". Among his titles, in addition to the of "King of Kashshi and Akkada", held "King of Padan" (city of the North-East of Babylon), "King of Alman" (the cassita country) and "King of Gutium" (qutu, in Kurdistan). He was succeeded by Burna-Buriash I.


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