Timelines & Charts
: CuneiformCharts showing ancient people, places, and events written in cuneiform.
Cuneiform Inscriptions of Biblical Kings
The Old Testament mentions the names of the kings of foreign nations like
Assyria, Babylon, and Persia. These names were also revealed in ancient
monuments and cuneiform tablets. This list on Bible History Online shows
what the cuneiform names looked like in the ancient script. The lands of the
Bible have been excavated and among the ruins have been thousands of
cuneiform tablets. Monuments with inscriptions of names and events dealing
with ancient kingdoms that have vanished in history. Among these ruins are
some inscriptions of the names of kings from ancient Assyria, Babylon, and
Persia all mentioned in the Bible.