Biography of King of Samsimuruna Abi-Baal (ca. 680 a.C.)

(A-bi-ba - a or B (and) b l) King of the city of Samsimuruna (Amurru?), within the area of Phoenician influence. He/She was forced by the Assyrian king Assarhaddon, in 673 BC, to provide building materials for the new Palace at Nineveh. In addition to being a vassal of the Assyrian king, it was also of Assurbanipal.