Q000391 = CDLI Literary 000391 (Ur-Namma F) composite = P469693

 
Q000391 001: [ur3]-bad3 ku3-ga-ta hi-li gur3-ru
Imbued with allure from the shining rooftops,
 
Q000391 002: uri2#{ki} usz-u2-zu he2-gal2 ki us2-sa
Ur, your foundation rests on abundance.
 
Q000391 003: asil3-la2-a uru2 u3-mu-un-zu he2-a-u5!
City, your lord rides high in joy,
 
Q000391 004: {d}ur-{d}namma he2-a-u5!
Ur-Namma rides high indeed;
 
Q000391 005: su6 za-gin3 sud4-sud4 he2-a-u5!
the one adorned with a lapis-lazuli beard rides high indeed!
 
Q000391 006: gu2-en-ta en sukud-da e3-de3-bi-ta nir-gal2
He is the tallest among all the lords, appearing as the noblest among them.
 
Q000391 007: abula-zu e3-<a> a mah gaba-szu-gar nu-tuku
Those who leave through your gate are an uncontrollable flood.
 
Q000391 008: esz3 uri2{ki} sza3-zu kur he2-gal2 bar-zu hur#-sag# he-<nun-na>
Shrine Ur, your interior is a mountain of abundance, your exterior a hill of plenty.
 
Q000391 009: e2-kisz-nu-gal2 hur-sag galam-ma sza3-bi lu2 nu-zu
No one can learn the interior of the E-kiš-nu-gal, the artfully fashioned hill.
 
Q000391 010: e2-zu! kur gi-rin-na mu-zu sza3 gur-ra
Your temple is a shimmering mountain; your very name is merciful.
 
Q000391 011: en-zu en sig7-ga mu pa3-da
Your lord is the one called as the beautiful lord,
 
Q000391 012: dumu {d}nin-sumun2 me-te kur-kur-ra
the child of Ninsumun,
 
Q000391 013: e2 me gal-zu rab3 dingir-re-e-ne kalam-ma la2-am3
the ornament of all the lands.
 
Q000391 014: ka2-zu dingir-zu dingir sig7-ga mu pa3-da
House, your great divine power is the shackle of the gods put on the Land.
 
Q000391 015: gal2 da13-da13-bi!(GA) {d}utu an-ur2-ta u4 mi-ni-in-gar-ra
Your gate is named by your god, the beautiful god; only when it is is open does Utu illuminate from the horizon.
 
Q000391 016: gi#-sa2-zu ki nam tar-ra dingir-re-e-ne di si sa2 ku5-ru-de3
Your platform, the place where the fates are determined by the gods,
 
Q000391 017: [{d}a]-nun#-na dingir an ki-ka ad mi-ni-in-gi-gi-ne
in order to make just decisions, is where the Anuna, the gods of heaven and earth, take counsel.
 
Q000391 018: [...] x-zu-ta munus zi giri17-zal a-a gu2 pesz-a
Your ... makes (?) the faithful woman joyous, the father proud.
 
Q000391 019: [sza3-ga-zu-ta] gesz-hur ku3-ga-a hul-gal2 [nu]-mu#-[un]-dab5!-be2
In your interior the evildoer dare not lay hold of the holy statutes.
 
Q000391 020: [e2 gi]-gun4#-na ninda-ba-bi ki-bala szusz3 [su3-su3]
House whose offerings of the temple terrace devastate the rebel lands.
 
Q000391 021: [dub-la2]-mah# ki nam tar-re-za
At your Dubla-maḫ, the place where the fates are determined,
 
Q000391 022: [dingir] gal#-gal-e-ne nam mi-ni-tar-re-ne
the great gods determine the fates.
 
Q000391 023: ki-en-gi ki-uri ug3 sag-ge6-ga
Suen chose Sumer and Akkad, the black-headed people,
 
Q000391 024: {d}ur-{d}namma {d}suen sza3-ge ba-ni-in-pa3
and Ur-Namma in his heart.
 
Q000391 025: lugal hi-li gur3-ru me-lem4 kalam-ma dul-la
To the king endowed with allure, the radiance covering the nation,
 
Q000391 026: me-e en u3-mu-un-ra mi2 zi-de3-esz
let me give praise to him
 
Q000391 027: {d}ur-{d}namma ga-an-i-i-de3
to Ur-namma, Let me give praise to him!
 
Q000391 028: {d}ur-{d}namma hi-li gur3-ru me-lem4 kalam-ma dul-la
Ur-Namma who is endowed with allure, the radiance covering the nation,
 
Q000391 029: {d}ur-{d}namma {d}dili{im2}-babbar sza3-ge ba-ni-in-pa3
in his heart Ašimbabbar has chosen Ur-Namma,
 
Q000391 030: {gesz}rab3-ba kur-kur-ra im-mi-in-gar
placing thereby a shackle on all the lands
 
Q000391 031: si-gar kal-ga im-mi-in-gib-ba lugal {d}suen-ra tum2-ma-am3
and blocking the way with a strong bolt. The king is worthy of Suen!
 
Q000391 032: nig2-erim2 igi-ni-sze3 nu-dab5-be2
Wickedness cannot pass unnoticed before his eyes.
 
Q000391 033: nig2-si-sa2 {d}ur-{d}namma nig2-gur11 sa2 bi2-in-du11
Ur-Namma has accomplished an achievement, justice!
 
Q000391 034: za-pa-ag2-ga2-ni-sze3 kur erim2-ma bi2-in-gar
He fills the wicked land with his battle-cry.
 
Q000391 035: ki-bala-bi mu-un-se3 {d}ur-{d}namma maszkim im-me
The rebellious land is overthrown, Ur-Namma acts (?) as the constable.
 
Q000391 036: lugal-e e2 {d}suen-na-ke4
She has determined a fate for the king and the temple of Suen,
 
Q000391 037: {i7}idigna {i7}buranun {d}ur-<{d}>namma-ke4 nam mu-ni-ib2-<<BI>>-tar-re!
for the Tigris and the Euphrates and for Ur-Namma.
 
Q000391 038: [{d}]utu# an-ur2-ta e3-a-ba
As the sun rises from the horizon,
 
Q000391 039: [nam]-lu2#-ulu3 hu-mu-szi-ib2-dagal-e-ne
may the population multiply!
 
Q000391 040: [x] [{d}]nin-sumun2-ka hu-mu-ni-in-dab5-dab5-be2 u6 di x x
May he pass the ... of Ninsumun! ... admiration.
 
Q000391 041: [nin]-bi# nin nig2-gur11-e ki ag2
Its lady, the lady who loves possessions,
 
Q000391 042: [ki] ag2#-ga2-na-ke4 {d}ur-{d}namma-ke4 nam mu-ni-ib-tar-re
who loves him, has determined a fate for Ur-Namma;
 
Q000391 043: [{d}]nin#-gal nin-bi nin nig2-gur11-e ki ag2
Ningal, its lady, the lady who loves possessions,
 
Q000391 044: [munus a] nun-na-ke4 {d}ur-{d}namma-ke4 <<nig2-gur11-e ki ag2>> <nam mu-ni-ib-tar-re>
the woman of princely seed, has determined a fate for Ur-Namma.
 
Q000391 045: sipa# {d}ur-{d}namma-ke4 il2 e2 {d}suen-na-sze3 su6 za-gin3 sud4-sud4
The shepherd Ur-Namma is elevated; n the house of Suen, he is the one adorned with a lapis lazuli beard.
 
Q000391 046: [x] {d}nin-x hu-mu-ni-ib-dab5-dab5-be2
May he pass ...!
 
Q000391 047: [x] x du10-ga-am3 hi-li-ba ku7-ku7-dam <<nu?>>
... is good, is sweet in its luxuriance.
 
Q000391 048: [{d}]nin#-lil2-le u4-da u3-tu-da-gin7
Like Ninlil who gives birth in a storm,
 
Q000391 049: [dumu] [{d}]nin#-sumun2-na-ke4 za-e hu-mu-ra-u3-tu
child of Ninsumun, she has given birth to you.
 
Q000391 050: sipa-da an ku3-ga hu-mu#-[...]
May holy An sit with the shepherd!
 
Q000391 051: sipa {d}ur-{d}namma-da sag [...]
... with the shepherd Ur-Namma.
 
Q000391 052: szer3-nam-szub {d}nanna-kam!#
A šir-namšub of Nanna.