First surrounded by mero ii.
626 Nabu-kudur-uzur (Nebu chadrezzar II.) 605 Amil-Marduk (Evil-Mero dach), his son.
The Mero- They concentrated in their own hands all the powers vingians, of the empire, judicial, fiscal and military; and even the so-called rois fainants enjoyed this unlimited power, in spite of the general disorder and the civil wars.
The country enclosed by the Nile, the Atbara and the Blue Nile, the so-called Island of Mero, consists of very fertile soil, and along the eastern frontier, by the upper courses of the rivers named, is a district of rich land alternating with prairies and open forests.