Profile picture
Greg Rubini @GregRubini
, 8 tweets, 1 min read Read on Twitter
1. After the kingship descended from heaven, the kingship was in Eridug.
In Eridug, Alulim became king; he ruled for 28800 years.

Alalĝar ruled for 36000 years.

2 kings; they ruled for 64800 years.
2. Then Eridug fell and the kingship was taken to Bad-tibira.
In Bad-tibira, En-men-lu-ana ruled for 43200 years.
En-men-gal-ana ruled for 28800 years.
Dumuzid, the shepherd, ruled for 36000 years.

3 kings; they ruled for 108000 years.
3. Then Bad-tibira fell and the kingship was taken to Larag.
In Larag, En-sipad-zid-ana ruled for 28800 years.
4. Then Larag fell and the kingship was taken to Zimbir.
In Zimbir, En-men-dur-ana became king; he ruled for 21000 years.

Then Zimbir fell and the kingship was taken to Šuruppag.
In Šuruppag, Ubara-Tutu became king; he ruled for 18600 years.
5. In 5 cities 8 kings; they ruled for 241200 years.

Then the flood swept over.
Sumerian tablet, 4500 years old
"The Sumerian King List"

source: University of Oxford
Faculty of Oriental Studies,
8. After the flood had swept over, and the kingship had descended from heaven, the kingship was in Kiš.

In Kiš, Ĝušur became king; he ruled for 1200 years.
Kullassina-bēl ruled for 900 years.
Missing some Tweet in this thread?
You can try to force a refresh.

Like this thread? Get email updates or save it to PDF!

Subscribe to Greg Rubini
Profile picture

Get real-time email alerts when new unrolls are available from this author!

This content may be removed anytime!

Twitter may remove this content at anytime, convert it as a PDF, save and print for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video

1) Follow Thread Reader App on Twitter so you can easily mention us!

2) Go to a Twitter thread (series of Tweets by the same owner) and mention us with a keyword "unroll" @threadreaderapp unroll

You can practice here first or read more on our help page!

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just three indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member and get exclusive features!

Premium member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year)

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!