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  • Aššur-nadin-apli 1

Numbers

  • Q005891
  • Aššur-nadin-apli 1

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  • Middle Assyrian
  • Written ca. ca. 1196-1193
  • Qalat Sherqat (Assur)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Ashur-nadin-apli

Aššur-nadin-apli 1

Obverse
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md-šur-na-din-IBILA

(1) Aššur-nādin-apli, appointee of the god Enlil, vice-regent of the god Aššur, strong king, king of all people, prince, king of kings, faithful shepherd, to whom by the command of the gods Aššur, Enlil, and Šamaš the just scepter was given and whose important name was called for the return of the land, the king under the protective hand of the god Anu and select of the god Enlil, chosen of the gods Aššur and Šamaš, I; son of Tukultī-Ninurta (I), appointee of the god Enlil, vice-regent of the god Aššur; son of Shalmaneser (I) (who was) also appointee of the god Enlil (and) vice-regent of the god Aššur:

22

GAR dEN.LÍL ŠID d-šur

33

LUGAL dan-nu LUGAL KIŠ UN.MEŠ

44

NUN-ú LUGAL LUGAL.MEŠ

55

SIPA-ú ki-nu ša ina -bi-it da-šur₄

66

dEN.LÍL ù dšá-maš GIŠ.GIDRU -re-tu

77

na-ad-na-ta-šu-ma si-qir-šu DUGUD

88

a-na ta-ar ma-a-ti -bu-ú

99

LUGAL ti-ri-iṣ qa-at da-nim

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ù bi-bíl ŠÀ dEN.LÍL

1111

ni-ši-it da-šur₄ ù dšá-maš a-na-ku

1212

DUMU GIŠ.tukul-ti-dnin-urta GAR dEN.LÍL

1313

ŠID da-šur₄ DUMU dsál-ma-nu-SAG

1414

GAR dEN.LÍL ŠID da-šur₄-ma

1515

e-nu-ma mar-di-it ÍD.IDIGNA

(15) When the course of the Tigris beside my city Aššur was altered, it cut through six hundred (iku) of field, and (so) created a (new) bed for itself; I prayed to the gods Aššur and Šamaš to return the course of the Tigris to its (former) position. (In return) I vowed to make my royal statue (and) to erect (it) at the entrance of my city, the desired object of the gods, in the presence of the gods Aššur and Šamaš.

1616

it-ti i-ta-at URU-ia da-šur₄

1717

lu ú-na-ki-ru-ma 10 šu--ši A.ŠÀ

1818

lu-ú ip-tu-(erasure)-ma

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ta-lu-uk-ša lu-ú -ku-nu

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mar-di-it ÍD.IDIGNA a-na áš-ri-šu-nu

2121

a-na tu-ur-ri

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a-na da-šur₄ ù dšá-maš

2323

qa-a-ti áš-ši

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ṣa-lam LUGAL-ti-ia e-pe-ša

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i-na si-ip-pi URU-ia (erasure) ba-it DINGIR.MEŠ

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i-na ma-ḫar da-šur₄ ù dšá-maš

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a-na ša-zu-zi lu ak-ru-ub

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i-na u₄-mi-šu-ma É ṣa-lam LUGAL-ti-ia

(28) At that time I made the “house of my royal statue” on the bank of the Tigris at the entrance of my city, the city (which is) the desired object of the gods. I deposited my monumental inscriptions and clay inscriptions therein.

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i-na ki-pi-ir ÍD.IDIGNA i-na si-ip-pi URU-ia

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URU ba-it DINGIR.MEŠ lu e-pu-

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na-re-ia ù te-me-ni-ia

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i-na qer-bi-ša áš-ku-un

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NUN-ú ar-ku-ú an-ḫu-su

(33) May a later prince restore it (and) return my monumental inscriptions and clay inscriptions to their places. (Then) the god Aššur will listen to his prayers.

3434

lu-ud-di- na-re-ia ù te-me-ni-ia

3535

a-na áš-ri-šu-nu lu-ter

3636

da-šur₄ ik-ri-bi-šu i-še-em-mi

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mu--ki-ir ši-iṭ-ri-ia ù MU-ia

(37) As for the one who removes my inscriptions and my name: May the god Aššur, my lord, overthrow his sovereignty (and) destroy his name (and) his seed from the land.

3838

da-šur₄ EN šar-ru-us-su

3939

lis-ki-ip MU-šu NUMUN-šu

4040

i-na ma-a-ti lu-ú-ḫal-liq

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ITI.ku-zal-lu UD.29.KAM li-mu mSU-d30

(41) [Mont]h of Kuzallu, twenty-ninth day, eponymy of Erība-Sîn.


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/Q005891/.