Day archives: October 13th, 2018

Ishpuini – Ruler of the Kingdom of Van

Ishpuini - Ruler of the Kingdom of Van

Around 825-810 BC, the ruler of Tosp (Tushpa-Van) was the son of Sarduri I, King Ishpuini. The reforms initiated by Ishpuini and carried on by his son Menua would play a crucial role in the establishment and the development of the Kingdom of Van (Urartu) as a regional power. The reforms carried out in the …