Biography of King of Asiria Assur-nasirpal I (1050-1031 a.C.)

(ASH-shur-PAP-go-A or Ashur-nasir-aplu) King of the Middle Assyrian Empire, son and successor of Shamshi-Adad IV. His reign of nearly twenty years of duration and possessing little information, is virtually unknown. However, such a King has come a prayer addressed to the goddess Ishtar of Nineveh, in which are told the misfortunes that passed through his village. Also, some asiriologos have attributed you the famous white Obelisk (now in the British Museum), 2 ' 90 m in height, and with figures in bas-relief of military, religious, and venatorios events. At his death he/she was succeeded by his son Shalmaneser II.