The first great monarch of the Isin dynasty was Ishbi-Urra, who reigned for thirty-two years.
Most o' they candidates did all their 'tIsin' with rubbishy flags and balloons—made in Japan, Sir, every blamed one o' them!
Isin, whose site has not yet been determined, but which lay probably to the north of Uruk, was another political center.
Most o' they candidates did all their 'tIsin' with rubbishy flags and balloons—made in Japan, sir, every blamed one o' them!
Bel-shum-iddin succeeded Zamama-shum-iddin, but three years afterwards he was deposed by a king of Isin.
A new dynasty from the town of Isin seized the throne, and ruled for 132 years and six months.
A fragment of an early dynastic chronicle from Nippur gives a list of the kings of the dynasties of Ur and Isin.
The seat of supreme power in Babylonia was shifted southwards to Isin and Ur.
This happened in the third year of Nebuchadrezzar, when he was still reigning at Isin.
But Isin again gathered strength under Ur-Ninip, who was not related to his predecessor.