Assur Timeline

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  • 2047 BCE - 1750 BCE
    Assur is first attested to during the Ur III Period of Mesopotamian History.
  • c. 1900 BCE
    Assur credited as patron god of the City of Ashur in Mesopotamia.
  • 1792 BCE - 1750 BCE
    Worship of Assur overshadowed by Marduk during the reign of Hammurabi of Babylon.
  • c. 1300 BCE - c. 612 BCE
    Assur is recognized as the supreme god of the Assyrians who legitimizes their empire in Mesopotamia and beyond.