Biography of King of Asiria Assur-nadin-akhkhe II (ca. 1401-1391 a.C.)

(A-Shur-na-DIN-a-Khe or A-shur-na-din-SHESH.MESH) Assyrian king of the so-called old empire, son and successor of Ashur-rim-nisheshu and nephew of Ashur-bel-nisheshu. The King Ashur-nadin-ahhe II reigned for ten years, according to the Assyrian Royal Chronicle, during which tried to leave the State of subordination that his country had with respect to Mittani. He/She knew how to take advantage of the disturbances that occurred in the State mitannio on the occasion of the assassination of the King Shuttarna II to establish trade relations with Egypt, especially with Amenhotep III, a strategy that helped him to receive some shipments of gold. It also concluded a border treaty with the King of Babylon Kara-indash. Ashur-nadin-ahhe II was succeeded on the throne by his brother Eriba-Adad I.