also known as: Amarpel, Ammirapaltu
This was the king of Shinar in southern Chaldea.
He was one of the confederates of Chedorlaomer, king of Elam, in a war against Sodom and cities of the plain (Genesis 14:1).
After defeating Arioch he united Babylonia under one rule, and made Babylon his capital.
- SIDDIM—What is the valley of Siddim? and the battle of Siddim?
- kingdom of Babylon
- the land of Sinar
Article Version: August 25, 2021