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RIME 4.03.07.07Sumerian composite
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Primary publicationRIME 4.03.07.07Sumerian composite
Author(s)Frayne, Douglas R.
Publication date1990
Secondary publication(s)
Collection
Museum no.
Accession no.
ProvenienceKish (mod. Tell Uhaimir)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referencedSamsu-iluna.00.00.00
Object typeother (see object remarks)
Remarkscomposite text
Materialcomposite
LanguageSumerian
GenreRoyal/Monumental
Sub-genrecomposite
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20130120 cdliadmin
ATF sourceFoxvog, Daniel A.
TranslationFoxvog, Daniel A.
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz002fwn4c
Composite no.Q007331
Seal no.
CDLI no.P448503

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1. {d}en-lil [nam-lugal-la-ni]
en: Enlil, whose kingship
2. dingir-e-ne-[er]
en: of all the gods
3. ib2-gu-[la ...]
en: is the greatest,
4. sipa nam [tar-re]
en: the shepherd who determines the destinies,
5. {d}za-ba4-ba4 {d}inanna
en: because Zababa and Inanna
6. [nun] gal-e-ne-er
en: among the great (divine) princes
7. gu3-mur in-ak-esz-a-asz
en: were the most heroic,
8. [igi ku3]-ga-na nam-mu-un-ne-szi-du8
en: he looked at them with his holy eyes.
9. [iri] kisz{ki}
en: The city Kiš,
10. [ki-szu]-pesz sag-ga2
en: their foremost cult site
11. [ki-tusz] mah-a-ne-ne
en: and exalted residence,
12. [bad3]-bi du3-u3-de3
en: to build its wall
13. [sag]-bi diri nig2 u4-bi-da-ka il2-i-da
en: and to raise up its top more than before
14. [sza3-ga]-ne2 zi-de3-esz nam-mu-un-tum2
en: his heart truly moved him.
15. [{d}en]-lil2 en gal
en: And Enlil, the great lord,
16. [du11-ga]-ni szu nu bal-e-dam
en: whose utterance cannot be overturned
17. [nam] ib2-tar-re-da
en: and a fate which he determines
18. [nu-kur2]-ru-[da]
en: cannot be altered,
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19'. [u3-ma-a]-ni sa2
en: To him (Zababa) who his victories
20'. [du11-ga]-ar
en: achieves,
21'. [{d}inanna dumu-munus]-am3
en: and Inanna, the daughter
22'. [... ki-ag2-ga2]-na
en: whom he loves,
23'. [nin nam-dingir-ra]-na
en: the lady whose divinity
24'. [nu-mu-un]-da-sa2-e-a-asz
en: is unrivaled,
25'. [igi hul2-la-na] mu-un-ne-szi-in-bar-ma
en: his joyful eyes he directed towards them, and
26'. [inim sza3 du10]-ga-ke4
en: words of heart-felt happiness
27'. [mu]-un-da-ab-be3
en: he spoke with them.
28'. [sa-am-su-i]-lu-na
en: Samsu-iluna,
29'. [sukkal] kal-ga
en: my envoy, mighty
30'. [nu-kusz2]-u3-mu
en: and untiring,
31'. [sza3 tum2-ma]-mu
en: who the desire of my heart
32'. [ki-bi-sze3 gar-ra in-zu]-a
en: knows how to put in place,
33'. [gesz-nu11 zalag-ga-ni he2-me-en-ze2]-en
en: may you both be his shining light.
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34'. [dingir-e-ne-er] szilig-[ga-me-esz]
en: (Zababa and Ištar) the most majestic of the gods,
35'. inim a-a-bi {d}[en-lil2]
en: at the words that their father Enlil
36'. in-ne-szi-in-du11-[ga-asz]
en: had spoken to them,
37'. sza3-bi hi-li su13 in-hul2
en: their hearts rejoiced full of delight.
38'. sa-am-su-i-lu-[na]
en: To Samsu-iluna,
39'. lugal kal-ga sipa ur-[sag]
en: the mighty king, the shepherd and hero,
40'. szu du11-ga-ne-ne-er
en: their accomplishment,
41'. sag-ki nam-ti-la-bi
en: their countenances of life
42'. zalag-ge-esz nam-mu-un-szi-in-zi-ge-esz
en: they lifted shiningly towards him,
43'. inim ul mu-un-da-ab-bal-bal-e-ne
en: and joyfully they conversed with him.
44'. sa-am-su-i-lu-na
en: O Samsu-iluna,
45'. numun da-ri2 dingir-e-ne-ke4
en: eternal seed of kingship,
46'. he2-du7 nam-lugal-la
en: one fitting for kingship,
47'. {d}en-lil2-le
en: Enlil
48'. nam-tar-ra-zu mi-ni-ib2-gal
en: has magnified your destiny.
49'. udug-za silim-ma-ta ak-de3
en: To act with well-being as (your) guardian genies
50'. a2 ba-me-da-an-ag2
en: he has commanded us.
51'. za3 zi-da-za u3-su8-en-de3-en
en: When we shall have gone at your right side
52'. lu2 gu2 mu-e-da-ab-du3-usz-a
en: the persons who hate you
53'. sag gesz ba-ab-ra-ra-an-de3-en
en: we shall smite,
54'. lu2 erim2 gal2-la-zu-ne
en: and your foes
55'. szu-za mi-ni-ib2-si-ge-en-de3#-en#
en: we shall put into your hands.
56'. iri kisz{ki} ki-szu-[pesz ...] x [...]
en: The city Kiš, our [awe-inpiring] cult site,
57'. bad3-bi u3-[du3 ...]
en: build its wall!
58'. nig2 szu igi-[du-na-da] diri-[bi2-ib2]
en: Make it greater than what was there before!
59'. sa-am-su-[i-lu-na]
en: Samsu-iluna,
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60'. [dingir]-ni lugal [asz3-nun-na{ki}]
en: Iluni, the king of Ešnunna,
61'. inim-ma-na gesz-[tug2 nu-un-na]-an-gal2-[la]
en: who did not heed his words,
62'. szu im-mi-[in-du8]
en: he held onto.
63'. {gesz}si-gar gu2 [du3-a-ta]
en: With his neck held in a neck-stock
64'. nam-mi-in-[tum2]
en: he brought him in,
65'. zi-ni gir2-[ta] im-mi-in-[gaz]
en: and his life he slew with a knife.
66'. ka kilib3 ki-en-gi4 [ki]-uri#
en: All of Sumer and Akkad
67'. tesz2-a im-[mi-in-si3]
en: he caused to be of one mind.
68'. an-ub-da limmu2-[ba]
en: The four world quarters
69'. du11-ga-na mi-[ni-in-tusz]
en: under his command he caused to dwell.
70'. u4-ba sa-am-[su-i-lu-na] nita kal#-[ga]
en: At that time, Samsu-iluna, the mighty man,
71'. usu ugnim-ni-[ta]
en: through the strength of his army,
72'. iri kisz{[ki]} [mu-un-du3]
en: rebuilt the the city Kiš.
73'. _hi-ri-tum_-[bi mu-un-ba-al]
en: He dug its canal,
74'. sahar gal-[ta suhusz-bi]
en: and with much earth its foundation
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