Names

  • Tiglath-pileser I 13

Numbers

  • Q005938
  • Tiglath-pileser I 13

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Details

  • Middle Assyrian
  • Written ca. 1114-1076
  • Kuyunjik (Nineveh)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Tiglath-pileser I

Tiglath-pileser I 13

Obverse
Lacuna
1'1'

[...] KUR?.[...]

(1') [Thrice] I marched to the lands Nairi (and) [conquered] from [Tummu to the land Daiēnu (...)].

2'2'

[...] x x x x ia x [...]

3'3'

[3-šu a]-na KUR.KUR na-i-ri al-lik -tu [KUR.tum₄-me a-di KUR.da-ie-e-ni ak-šu-ud (...)]


4'4'

i-na si-qir da-šur ù dMAŠ DINGIR.MEŠ [GAL.MEŠ EN.MEŠ-ia -tu tar-ṣi KUR.su-ḫi]

(4') By the command of the gods Aššur and Ninurta, the [great] gods, [my lords], I conquered [from the edge of the land Sūḫu] to the city Carchemish of the land Ḫa[tti in a single day. I crossed] the Euphrates as though it were [a canal]. Seventeen of their cities, from [the city Tadmar of the land Amurru, (Anat of the land Sūḫu), as far as Rapiqu of Karduniaš (Babylonia)], I burnt, [razed, (and) destroyed. I brought their booty], their hostages, and [their goods to my city Aššur].

5'5'

a-di URU.kar-ga-miš ša KUR.ḫa-[at-te ina 1 u₄-me]

6'6'

ak-šud ÍD.pu-<ra>-ta ki-ma x [...]

7'7'

17 URU.MEŠ-ni-šu-nu -tu [URU.ta-ad-mar ša KUR.a-mur-ri (a-na-at ša KUR.su-ḫi) a-di URU.ra--qi ša KUR.kar-du-ni-áš]

8'8'

i-na IZI.MEŠ áš-ru-up ab-[bul aq-qur šal-la-su-nu]

9'9'

li-ṭí.MEŠ-šu-nu ù mar-[ši-su-nu a-na URU-ia -šur ub-la]


10'10'

i-na -bit dIŠKUR ÁGA-ia [a-na KUR.lab-na-ni al-lik]

(10') By the command of the god Adad, who loves me, [I marched to Mount Lebanon. I cut down (and) carried off] cedar beams [for the temple of the gods Anu and Adad, the great gods, my lords]. I continued [to the land Amurru (and) conquered the entire] land Amurru. [I received tribute from] the lands Epinu, [...]

11'11'

GIŠ.ÙR.MEŠ ša GIŠ.EREN [a-na É da-nim ù dIŠKUR DINGIR.MEŠ GAL.MEŠ EN.MEŠ-ia ak-ki-is áš-ša-a a-na KUR.a-mur-ri]

12'12'

e-tiq KUR.a-mur-ri [a-na si-ḫír-ti-ša ak-šud ma-da-at-ta ša]

13'13'

KUR.e-pi-ni KUR [... lu am-ḫur ...]

Lacuna


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/Q005938/.