Biography of King of Babilonia Itti-Marduk-balatu (1139-1132 a.C.)

(It-ti-AMAR-UD-ba-la-tu) Second King of the fourth dynasty of Babylon (II dynasty of Isin), son and successor of the founder of the dynasty, Marduk-kabti-akheshu. He/She ruled for a period of time when Babylon was heavily influenced politically by the Elam, although that did not prevent him taking part in the internal affairs of Assyria, helping even to access the throne to Ninurta-tukulti-Ashur. On a small piece of a real entry is titled "King of Kings" (shar sharri), "Favorite of the gods" (migir ili) and "Viceroy of Babylon" (shakkanak Babili). Of his time several administrative texts are preserved. He/She was succeeded by Ninurta-nadin-shumi.