Names

  • Shalmaneser I 06

Numbers

  • Q005794
  • Shalmaneser I 06

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  • Middle Assyrian
  • Written ca. ca. 1263-1234
  • Qalat Sherqat (Assur)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Shalmaneser I

Shalmaneser I 06

Obverse
11

mdsál-ma-nu-SAG

(1) Shalmaneser, appointee of the god Enlil, vice-regent of Aššur, son of Adad-nārārī (I), appointee of the god Enlil, vice-regent of Aššur, son of Arik-dīn-ili (who was also) appointee of the god Enlil (and) vice-regent of Aššur:

22

šá-ak-ni dEN.LÍL ŠID -šur

33

A dIŠKUR-ERIM.TÁḪ šá-ak-ni dEN.LÍL ŠID -šur

44

A GÍD-DI-DINGIR šá-ak-ni dEN.LÍL ŠID -šur

55

e-nu-ma É diš₈-tár -šu-ri-te NIN-ia <šá>

(5) At that time the temple of the Assyrian Ištar, my mistress, which Ilu-šumma, vice-regent of Aššur, my forefather, son of Šalim-aḫum (who was) also vice-regent of Aššur, had previously built and completed; that temple became dilapidated and Sargon (I), vice-regent of Aššur, son of Ikūnum (who was) also vice-regent of Aššur, restored (it); again it became dilapidated and Puzur-Aššur (III), my forefather, vice-regent of Aššur, son of Aššur-nārārī (I) (who was) also vice-regent of Aššur, restored (it); that temple (again) became dilapidated and Adad-nārārī (I), my father, vice-regent of Aššur, restored (it) at that time (I), Shalmaneser, appointee of the god Enlil, vice-regent of Aššur, reconstructed the weakened (portions of) that temple, I ... its ... I deposited my monumental inscription.

66

i-na pa-na mDINGIR-šum-ma ŠID -šur a-bi

77

A šá-lim-a-ḫi ŠID -šur-ma

88

e-pu-šu-ma ú-šá-ak-li-lu

99

É šu-ú e-na-aḫ-ma mLUGAL-ke-en

1010

ŠID -šur A i-ku-ni ŠID -šur-ma

1111

ú-di-šu i-tu-ur e-na-aḫ-ma

1212

mpu-zur--šur a-bi ŠID -šur

1313

A -šur-ERIM.TÁḪ ŠID -šur-ma

1414

ú-di- É šu-ú e-na-aḫ-ma

1515

mdIŠKUR-ERIM.TÁḪ a-bi ŠID -šur

1616

ú-di- i-na u₄-me-šu-ma

1717

mdsál-ma-nu-SAG

1818

šá-ak-ni dEN.LÍL ŠID -šur

1919

É šá-a-tu an-šá ak-še-er

2020

ti-ra-ti-šu ú-ni-IG

2121

ù na-re-ia -ku-un a-na ar-kat UD.MEŠ ru-bu-ú ar-ku-ú e-nu-ma É šu-ú e-na-ḫu-ú-ma ud-da-šu na-re-ia ù šu- šaṭ-[ra] a-na -[ri-šu] lu-te-er -šur ik-ri-be-šu i-še-me

(21) In the future may a later prince, when that temple becomes dilapidated and he restores (it), restore my monumental inscription and inscribed name to its place. (Then) Aššur will listen to his prayers.

2222

mu-na-ki-ir

(22) As for the one who removes my inscriptions and my name: May Aššur, my lord, overthrow his sovereignty (and) destroy his name and his seed from the land. May the goddess Ištar, my mistress, bring about the defeat of his land. May he not stand firm before his enemy. May the god Adad strike his land with terrible lightning (and) afflict his land with want.

2323

ši-iṭ-ri-ia ù MU-ia

2424

-šur be-li LUGAL-su lis-kip

2525

MU-šu ù NUMUN-šu i-na KUR lu-ḫal-li-iq

2626

diš₈-tár NIN a-be-ek-te KUR-šu li--ku-un

2727

i-na pa-ni na-ak-ri-šu

2828

ia iz-zi-iz dIŠKUR i-na be-ri-iq

2929

le-mu-te KUR-su

3030

li-ib-ri-iq a-na KUR-šu

3131

ḫu-šá-ḫa li-di


Based on A. Kirk Grayson, Assyrian Rulers of the Third and Second Millennia BC (to 1115 BC) (RIMA 1), Toronto, 1987. Adapted by Jamie Novotny (2015-16) 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/Q005794/.