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  • Adad-nerari III 08

Numbers

  • Q004756
  • Adad-nerari III 08

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  • slab
  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Written ca. 810-783
  • Nimrud (Kalhu)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Adad-nerari III

Adad-nerari III 08

Obverse
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É.GAL m10-ERIM.TÁḪ MAN GAL MAN dan-nu MAN ŠÚ MAN KUR MAN šá ina TUR-šú -šur MAN dí-- ut-tu-šú-ma mal-kut

(1) Palace of Adad-nārārī (III), great king, strong king, king of the universe, king of Assyria; the king in whose youth Aššur, king of the Igīgū gods, chose, entrusted him with unrivalled ru1ership, made his shepherdship pleasing like a healing drug to the people of Assyria, (and) established his throne; holy priest who unceasingly provides for Ešarra (and) maintains the rites of Ekur, who campaigns with the support of Aššur, his lord, and subdues the princes of the four quarters;

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la šá-na-an ú-mal-lu-ú qa-tuš-šú SIPA-su GIM Ú TI UGU UN.MEŠ KUR -šur ú-ṭí-bu-ma

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ú-šar-ši-du GIŠ.GU.ZA-šú SANGA za-nin é-šár-ra la mu-par-ku-ú mu-kil GARZA É.KUR

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šá ina GIŠ.tukul-ti -šur EN-šú DU.DU-ku-ma mal-ki šá kib-rat LÍMMU-ti

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ú-šék-ni-šú a-na GÌR.II.MEŠ-šú ka-šid TA KUR*.si-lu-na

(5b) Conqueror from Mount Siluna in the east, the lands Namri, Ellipi, Ḫarḫār, Araziaš, Mēsu, Media, Gizilbunda in its entirety, Munna, Parsua, Allabria, Abdadānu, Nairi in its entirety, Andia, which is far away, Mount BADḫu in its entirety, as. far as the shore of the great sea in the east. I subdued (the territory stretching) from the bank of the Euphrates, the land Ḫatti, the land Amurru in its entirety, Tyre, Sidon, Samaria (Ḫumri), Edom, (and) Palastu, as far as the great sea in the west. I imposed tax (and) tribute upon them.

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šá na-paḫ dUTU-ši KUR.ZÁLAG KUR.el-li-pi KUR.ḫar-ḫar KUR.a-ra-zi-áš

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KUR.me-su KUR.ma-da-a-a KUR.gi-zil-bu-un-da ana si-ḫír-ti-šú

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KUR.mu-un-na KUR.par-su-a KUR.al-lab-ri-a KUR.ab-da-da-na

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KUR.na-ʾi-ri ana paṭ gim-ri-šá KUR.an-di-ú šá a-šar-šú ru-qu

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BAD-ḫu KUR-ú a-na paṭ gim-ri-šú a-di UGU tam-tim GAL-ti

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šá na-paḫ dUTU-ši TA UGU ÍD.A.RAD KUR.ḫat-ti KUR.a-mur-ri ana si-ḫír-ti-šá

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KUR*.ṣur-ru KUR.ṣi-du-nu KUR.ḫu-um-ri-i KUR.ú-du-mu KUR.pa-la-as-

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a-di UGU tam-tim GAL-ti šá šùl-mu dUTU-ši ana GÌR.II-ia

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ú-šék-niš GUN ma-da- UGU-šú-nu ú-kín a-na

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KUR.šá-ANŠE-šú lu-ú a-lik mma-ri- MAN šá-KUR.ANŠE-šú

(15) I marched to Damascus. Mari, king of Damascus, I confined in Damascus, his royal city. The awesome brilliance of Aššur, my (text “his”) lord, overwhelmed him, he submitted to me, and became my vassal. I received 2,300 talents of silver, 20 talents of gold, 3,000 talents of bronze, 5,000 talents of iron, linen garments with multi-colored trim, an ivory bed, a couch with inlaid ivory, his property (and) possessions without number (I received all of this) within his palace in Damascus, his royal city.

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ina URU.di-ma-áš-qi URU MAN-ti-šú lu-ú e-sir-šú

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pu-ul-ḫi me-lam-me šá -šur EN-šú -ḫup-šú-ma GÌR.II-ia iṣ-bat

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ar-du-ti - 2 LIM 3 ME GUN .BABBAR 20 GUN .GI

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3 LIM GUN ZABAR 5 LIM GUN AN.BAR lu-búl-ti bir-me GADA

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GIŠ. GIŠ.-mat-ti iḫ-zi tam-le-e NÍG.GA-šú NÍG.ŠU-šú

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ana la ma-ni ina URU.di-ma-áš-qi URU MAN-ti-šú ina -reb É.GAL-šú am-ḫur

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MAN.MEŠ-ni šá KUR.kal-di -šú-nu ar-du-ti e-pu-šú GUN ma-da-tu a-na UD

(22) All the kings of Chaldea became my vassals (and) I imposed upon them in perpetuity tax (and) tribute. At Babylon, Borsippa, (and) Cutha they delivered up the remnant offerings of the gods Bēl, Nabû, (and) Nergal. [I made] pure sacrifices.

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ṣi*-a-ti UGU-šú-nu ú-kín .DINGIR.KI bár-sipa.KI .DU₈.A

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KI re-ḫat dEN dAG dU.GUR lu-ú -šú-ni UDU.SISKUR.MEŠ

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Based on A. Kirk Grayson, Assyrian Rulers of the Early First Millennium BC II (858-745 BC) (RIMA 3), Toronto, 1996. Adapted by Jamie Novotny (2016) and lemmatized and updated by Nathan Morello (2016) for the Munich Open-access Cuneiform Corpus Initiative (MOCCI), a corpus-building initiative funded by LMU Munich and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (through the establishment of the Alexander von Humboldt Chair for Ancient History of the Near and Middle East) and based 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/Q004756/.