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King of Babylon
Reign c. 556 BC
Predecessor Neriglissar
Successor Nabonidus

Labashi-Marduk, (Akkadian: 𒆷𒁀𒅆𒀭𒀫𒌓, translit. La-ba-ši-dMarduk, lit. '"May I not come to shame, O Marduk"')[1] son of Neriglissar and his wife, the daughter of Nebuchadnezzar, became king of Babylon while still a child. After nine months he was murdered in a conspiracy led by Nabonidus and his son Belshazzar in concert with the nobles of the court.[2] .


  1. ^ Stamm, Namengebung, 175
  2. ^ Albertz, R.; Israel in exile: The history and literature of the sixth century BC; Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta 2003, p.63 ISBN 1-58983-055-5.


  • Albertz, Rainer (2003). Israel in Exile: The History and Literature of the Sixth Century B.C.E. Society of Biblical Literature. ISBN 9781589830554.

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Preceded by
King of Babylon
556 BC
Succeeded by
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