Names

  • Ashurnasirpal II 021

Numbers

  • Q004475
  • Ashurnasirpal II 021

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  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Written ca. 883-859
  • Qalat Sherqat (Assur)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Ashurnasirpal II

Ashurnasirpal II 021

Obverse
Lacuna
1'1'

[...] a du ni x x [...]

(1') [...] troops [... I] brought them down [... I inflicted] upon them a major defeat [...] their [possessions (and)] their flocks [I carried off. As to] their combat troops, [I cut off] their hands [... (x)] 200 of their fighting men [... I] destroyed.

2'2'

[...] ERIM.MEŠ.ḪI.A.MEŠ x [...] x ub? an? [...]

3'3'

[... u]-še-ri-da-šú-nu-te? [...] GAZ.MEŠ-šú-nu ḪI.A.MEŠ

4'4'

[...]-šú-nu UDU.ṣe-ni-šú-nu x [... mun]-daḫ-ṣi-[šú]-nu rit-ti-šú-nu

5'5'

[...]-2 ME ERIM.MEŠ ti-du-ki-šú-nu x [...] ú-[]-píl


6'6'

[... ma]-da-tu šá MAN.MEŠ-ni KUR.KUR.MEŠ KUR.MEŠ-ni am-ḫur mir-bi-bu

(6') [...] the tribute of the kings of lands (and) mountains I received. Irbibu [... of the city ...]ānu, which was his fortified city, [...] trusted [in his own strength] and rebelled against me. By the command of the god [šur, my lord, I marched against him (and)] besieged him. Around his city he had dug a moat.

7'7'

[...]-ḫa?-a-ni šá URU dan-nu-ti-šú [...]

8'8'

[... it]-ti-kil-ma KI-ia lu ib-bal-kit ina -bit -šur

9'9'

[...] e-si-ir-šú URU-šú a-na na-al-ban ḫi-ri-ṣa iḫ-ru-uṣ 6 URU.MEŠ-ni

10'10'

[... ú]-šal-bi URU.MEŠ-ni šá ši-di ÍD.ḫar-miš šá KI.TA-šú a-na ḫu-ub-ta-[a]-ni

(10') I surrounded it with six redoubts [...] the cities on the banks of the River Ḫarmiš, downstream from it, I plundered. I carried off their [possessions (and)] their flocks. [I marched] to the city Mal[(...)]ānu, their fortified city, [...]. I thundered [like the god Ad]ad, the devastator, against them (and) inflicted upon them a major defeat. [I carried off] their booty, possessions [and flocks ... I] let him go free. [I captured] alive 174 soldiers. [N I] felled [with the sword], twelve I flayed of their skins, [N I] blinded (and) cut out their tongues, [...], 153 I beheaded (lit. “cut off their necks”), [...] I caused [their blood] to flow, 20 [...] I impaled on stakes [...]

11'11'

[...] x-šú-nu UDU.ṣe-ni-šú-nu ú-te₉-ra a-na URU.mal-x-[...]-ḫa?-a-ni URU dan-nu-ti-šú-nu [...]

12'12'

[... ki-ma d]IŠKUR šá GÌR.BAL* UGU-šú-nu áš-gu-um GAZ.MEŠ-šú-nu [ḪI].A.MEŠ a-duk šal-la-su-nu NÍG.[ŠU.MEŠ-šú-nu]

13'13'

[... ú]-še-er-šu 1 ME 74 .ERIM.MEŠ TI.LA.MEŠ ina ŠU?-[ia aṣ-bat x ina GIŠ.TUKUL ú-šam]-qit 12 a-ku-uṣ KUŠ-MEŠ-šú-nu [(...)]

14'14'

[x IGI.II-šú-nu ú-na-ap]-pil EME.MEŠ-šu-nu ú-bat-tiq x [...] 1 ME 53 .MEŠ-šú-nu ú-bat-[tiq ...]

15'15'

[...]-ŠID ú-šar-di 20 x [...]-šú a-na zi-qi-pi ú-za-qi-[ip ...]


16'16'

[...] x KUR-e dan-ni 5 ak-[...] URU.bar-za-ni-a URU.di-ku-un [...]

(16') [...], a mighty mountain, five [...] the city Barzania, the city Dikun [... I carried off] their herds [...] I ravaged, destroyed [...]

17'17'

[...] mar-ši-su-nu x [...] ap-púl a-qur [...]


18'18'

[...] x šid šá NA₄ x [... ú]-kal-lu-[ú-ni? ...]

(18') [...] ... stone [... which] they held [...]

19'19'

[...]-?-ub a-na? [...] x [...]

20'20'

[...] x x [...]

Lacuna


Based on A. Kirk Grayson, Assyrian Rulers of the Early First Millennium BC I (1114-859 BC) (RIMA 2), Toronto, 1991. Adapted by Jamie Novotny (2015-16) and lemmatized and updated by Nathan Morello (2016-17) for the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation-funded OIMEA Project at the Historisches Seminar - Abteilung Alte Geschichte of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as http://oracc.org/riao/Q004475/.