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  • Adad-nerari III 2002

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  • Q004782
  • Adad-nerari III 2002

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

Adad-nerari III 2002

Obverse
11

a-na dAG da-pi-ni šá--e DUMU é-sag-gíl IGI.GÁL šit-ra-ḫu

(1) To the god Nabû, heroic (and) exalted, son of Esagil, wise (and) splendid, mighty prince, heir of the god Nudimmud, whose command is supreme, skilled in the arts, trustee of all heaven and underworld, expert in everything, wise, the one who can write (lit. “holder of the tablet stylus”), learned in the scribal art, merciful (and) judicious, (5) who has the power to depopulate (and) repopulate (a country), beloved of the god Enlil, lord of lords, whose might has no rival, without whom there can be no order in heaven, the merciful (and) compassionate whose benevolence is good, dweller in Ezida, which is within Kalḫu, the great lord, his lord:

22

NUN kaš-ka-šu IBILA dnu-dím-mud šá -bit-su MAḪ-rat

33

ABGAL nik-la-a-ti pa-qid kiš-šat AN-e KI-tim mu-du-ú mim-ma MU-šú

44

rap-šá uz-ni ta--iḫ GI ṭup-pi a-ḫi-zu šu-ka- re-me-nu-ú muš-ta-lu

55

šá šu-ud-du-ú šu-šú-bu ba-šu-ú it-ti-šú na-ra-am dBAD EN EN.MEŠ-e

66

ša la -šá-na-nu dan-nu-su šá ba-lu--šu ina AN-e la -šá-ka-nu mil-ku

77

re-me-nu-ú ta-ia-a-ru šá na-ás-ḫur-šú DÙG.GA a-šib é-zi-da šá -reb URU.kal-ḫi

88

EN GAL EN-šú a-na TI mdIŠKUR-ERIM.TÁḪ MAN KUR -šur EN-šú ù TI

(8b) For the life of Adad-nārārī, king of Assyria, his lord, and (for) the life of Semiramis, the palace woman, his mistress:

99

fsa-am-mu-ra-mat MUNUS.É.GAL NIN-šú mEN-tar-ṣi-DINGIR-ma .GAR.KUR

(9b) Has Bēl-tarṣi-ilumma, governor of Kalḫu (and) the lands Ḫamedu, Sirgana, Temenu, (and) Ialuna, had (this statue) made and he dedicated (it) for his life, that his days might be long, his years many, (for) the well-being of his family (lit. “house”) and people, (and) that he might not become ill.

1010

URU.kal-ḫi KUR.ḫa-me-di KUR.sir-ga-na KUR.te-me-ni KUR.ia-lu-na

1111

a-na TI ZI.MEŠ-šú GÍD UD.MEŠ-šú šúm-ud MU.MEŠ-šú šùl-mu É-šú u UN.MEŠ-šú la GÁL GIG-šú

1212

ú-še-piš-ma NÍG.BA ma-nu ar-ku-ú a-na dAG na-at-kil ana DINGIR šá-ni-ma la ta-tak-kil

(12b) Whoever you are, after (me), trust in the god Nabû! Do not trust in another god!


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/Q004782/.