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  • Ashurnasirpal II 034

Numbers

  • Q004488
  • Ashurnasirpal II 034

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  • slab
  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Written ca. 883-859
  • Nimrud (Kalhu)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Ashurnasirpal II

Ashurnasirpal II 034

Obverse
11

É.GAL m-šur-PAP-A MAN GAL-ú MAN dan-ni MAN ŠÚ MAN KUR -šur

(1) Palace of Ashurnasirpal, great king, strong king, king of the world, king of Assyria, son of Tukultī-Ninurta (II), great king, strong king, king of the world, king of Assyria, son of Adad-nārārī (II) (who was) also great king, strong king, king of the world, and king of Assyria; valiant man who acts with the support of Aššur, his lord, and has no rival

22

A TUKUL-MAŠ MAN GAL-e MAN dan-ni MAN ŠÚ MAN KUR -šur A 10-ERIM.TÁḪ MAN GAL-e

33

MAN dan-ni MAN ŠÚ MAN KUR -šur-ma

44

eṭ-lu qar-du šá ina GIŠ.tukul-ti -šur EN-šu

55

DU.DU-ku-ma ina mal-ki.MEŠ šá kib-rat 4-ta

(5) among the princes of the four quarters, the king who subdued (the territory stretching) from the opposite bank of the Tigris to Mount Lebanon and the Great Sea, the entire land Laqû, (and) the land Sūḫu including the city Rapiqu. He conquered

66

šá-ni-in-šú la-a i-šú-ú MAN šá TA e-ber-ta-an

77

ÍD.IDIGNA a-di KUR.lab-na-na

88

ú A.AB.BA-GAL-te KUR.la-qe-e

99

ana si-ḫír-ti-šá KUR.su-ḫi a-di URU.ra-pi-qi

1010

a-na GÌR.II.MEŠ-šú ú-šék-ni-ša

1111

TA SAG-e-ni ÍD.su-ub-na-at

(11) from the source of the River Subnat to the interior of the land Nirbu. I brought within the boundaries of my land (the territory stretching) from the passes of Mount Kirruru to the land Gilzānu, from the opposite bank of

1212

a-di KUR.ni-ir-bi šá bi-ta-ni ŠU-su

1313

ik-šú-du TA KUR -re-bi šá KUR.ḫab-ru-ri

1414

a-di KUR.gíl-za-ni TA e-ber-ta-an

1515

ÍD.za-ba-KI.TA a-di URU.DU₆-ba-a-ri

(15) the Lower Zab to the city Tīl-Bāri which is upstream from the land Zaban, from the city Tīl-ša-Abtāni to the city Tīl-ša-Zabdāni, (and) the cities Ḫirimu (and) Ḫarutu (which are) fortresses of Karduniaš (Babylonia).

1616

šá el-la-an KUR.za-ban TA URU.DU₆--

1717

šá-ab-ta-ni a-di URU.DU₆-šá-za-ab-da-ni

1818

URU.ḫi-ri-mu URU.ḫa-ru- bi-ra-a-te

1919

šá KUR.kar-du-ni-áš a-na mi-iṣ-ri

2020

KUR-ia ú-ter ù DAGAL.MEŠ

(20) Finally, I have gained dominion over the entire extensive lands Nairi.

2121

KUR.KUR na-i-ri a-na paṭ gim-ri-šá

2222

a-pél URU.kal-ḫu a-na -šú-te aṣ-bat

(22b) The city Kalḫu I took in hand for renovation. I cleared away the old ruin hill (and) dug down to water level; I sank (the foundation pit) down

2323

DU₆ la-be-ru ú-na-ki-ir a-di

2424

UGU A.MEŠ lu-ú aḫ-ṭu-uṭ

2525

1 ME 20 ti-ik-pi a-na muš-pa-li

(25) to a depth of 120 layers of brick. I founded therein my royal palace.

2626

lu-ú ú-ṭa-bi É.GAL MAN-ti-ia

2727

ina -reb-šá ad-di


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/Q004488/.