Biography of King of Asiria Assur-nadin-apli (1206-1203 a.C.)

(Ash-shur-is-A) Assyrian king of the Middle Empire, son of Tukulti-Ninurta I, who snatched the throne, according to the Assyrian Royal Chronicle, in the last moments of his reign and they ended with the murder of Tukulti-Ninurta I. given that a brother of Ashur-nadin-apli was called Assur-nasirpal, there is confusion in the sources to delimit both personalities. In any case, the Chronicle P blamed him to Assur-nasirpal the death of the father, in which there was apparently also intervene the own Ashur-nadin-apli. Of his short reign - three years give sources - known a long inscription in which, as a thank you for have been avoided flooding of the Tigris, he/she built a building in which placed a votive statue representing it. Ashur-nadin-apli is also mentioned in the synchronous real list. Upon his death the throne passed to his son Ashur-nirari III.