Regicide

A list of Assyrian Kings: http://www.livius.org/sources/content/anet/564-566-the-assyrian-king-list/

Babylonian King list of the Hellenistic Period: http://www.livius.org/k/kinglist/babylonian_hellenistic.html

Hittite King list: http://www.ancientneareast.net/hittite-king-list/

 

Regicide

VictimDateCivilizationPerpetratorMotive
Ancient(A)
Modern(A)
Ancient SourcesScholarshipConsequences
Tukulti-Ninurtu IAssyriaBabylonian noblesmilitary defeats(M-Munn-Rankin (1967))Babylonian ChronicleWiseman (1974)Babylonians put Adad -šuma-uṣur on throne. Attempted vengeance by son/brother(?) of victim
Sennacherib
stemma
ca 670AssyriaHis sons (brothers of Essarhaddon): insult marduk?Wiseman (1974)Essarhaddon succeeds his father as king
Mursilis IHittiteZidantas and Hantilisinsult Marduk?Brinkman (1973)
Wiseman (1974) 255
shift in dynasty/ much chaos and more death in court
Aššur-nerari (V)ca 746AssyrianCut off main trade route with south? (M-Wiseman(1974) 253.Tiglath Pileser III reins, conitnues family line
Rimuš (son of Sargon of Akkad)Akkadianofficials/servantsWiseman (1974) 254[murder weapon cylinders]
Maništusurevolt?Goetz fn 52 Wiseman (1974)
ŠarkališarriWiseman (1974) n. 54
XerxesAugust 465Wiseman (1974)
Seleucus ISeptember 281Wiseman (1974)
Kadašam-HarbeElamrevoltWiseman (1974) 255attempted coup failed
Hattusilis Ichaos after which Telipinus became king