Amel-Marduk (Babylonian cuneiform: 𒇽𒀭𒀫𒌓 Amēl-Marduk, meaning "man of Marduk"), also known as Awil-Marduk, or under the biblical rendition of his name, Evil-Merodach (Hebrew: אֱוִיל מְרֹדַךְ , ʾÉwīl Mərōḏaḵ), was the third king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, ruling from 562 BC until his overthrow and murder in 560 BC.
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- circa -585
- circa August 10, -560 (16-33)
- a.k.a. (Evil-Merodach)
Amel-Marduk gave freedom to the King of Judah Joaquinand his people, deported to Babylon for 37 years. The Bible gives to the Chaldean King Evil-Merodachname, with the meaning of damn fool, terms derived from the Akkadian am [w] the Marduk, 'Marduk man'. Ignored all matters relating to its foreign policy.
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Amel-Marduk was the King of Babylon, succeeding his father Nebuchadnezzar II to the throne. During his reign, Amel-Marduk permitted the return of the Jews to Israel in 556 B.C. and was a major participant in the Persian-Median Wars, serving alongside the Median King Astyages against Cyrus and the Persians. While successful on the battlefield and ensuring a difficult peace after the Siege of ...
Nebuchadnezzar II was a Babylonian king around 605 B.C. and was the second king in the Chaldean dynasty. He was born in 635 B.C. and died in the October of 562 B.C. He became King in 605 B.C. 3 weeks after his father’s death. He was 30 years old when he became king and reigned for 44 years. When he died his son, Amel-Marduk took over the throne.
Amel-Marduk (King) of BABYLON. aka Evil-Merodach. Born: ? Died: aft. 560 BC. Poss. HM George I's 56-Great Grandfather. Poss. HRE Ferdinand I's 53-Great Grandfather.