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Title: King Samsu-iluna's Financial Problems
Subtitle: A New Text
Author(s): STOL, Marten
Journal: Anatolica
Volume: 41    Date: 2015   
Pages: 23-35
DOI: 10.2143/ANA.41.0.3127287

Abstract :
The reign of the Old Babylonian king Samsu-iluna had its ups and downs. Best known are the revolts quenched by him, as he proudly relates in his inscriptions. He remains silent about his financial problems, the collecting of taxes and recovering outstanding debts. The two texts presented here show that he took action at last and some of his cities even had to sell property in order to pay him off.

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