Kuta (catfish . Gú.du 8 .a
Interestingly, the Kuta name is also listed in the Collins English Dictionary as Kuta (Guda) and the Polish variant of Kutowski is also connected to Gutowski. They are all quite similar.
The Babylonian Empire
The Babylonian Empire ushered in a new era in Mesopotamia after the downfall of the Akkadians. The reign of Hammurabi 1792-1750 BC the sixth King of Babylon is regarded as one of the highlights of ancient Mesopotamian civilization. Hammurabi was the first to develop a code of law, moving justice from the whips of the
The City of Kuta / Kutha
Little is known about the beginnings of the city of Kuta. For the first time, its name appears in the inscription of Naram-Sin (circa 2254-2216 BC) on the statue from Baseta and in the inscription on the obelisk of
In the Old Babylon period, the rulers of the First Dynasty of Babylon (1894-1595 BC) took control over Kuta. One of them, Sumu-la-El (1880-1845 BC), fortified this city. Kuta is also mentioned in the prologue of the Hammurabi Code.
After the fall of the I dynasty from Babylon, Kuta still appears in written sources, but they provide very little information about this city. More information about Kuta begins to appear in Assyrian and Babylonian texts from the first half of the first thousand. BC In the 9th and at the beginning of the 8th century BC many Assyrian kings visited Kuta, offering sacrifices to the deities in this city (eg Salmanasar
At the end of the 7th century BC Kuta along with many other Babylonian cities, such as Dilbat and