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SAA 08, 041

SAA 08 041. Mars, Saturn and Regulus in Lunar Halo (RMA 098) [planetary] [via SAAO/SAA08]

&P336425 = SAA 08 041
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#atf: lang na
#key: file=SAA08/RMA_NA.saa
#key: musno=K 00864
#key: cdli=RMA 098
#key: date=673
#key: writer=nae
@obverse
1.	%sb 1 {d}30 TUR3 GI6 NIGIN o*
#lem: n; Sin[1]DN; +tarbaṣu[courtyard//halo]N'N$tarbāṣu; ṣalmu[black]AJ; ilmi[surround]V; u

={	s,a-al-mu
#lem: ṣalmu[black]AJ

2.	%sb ITI A.AN u2-kal KI.MIN IM.DIRI-[MESZ]
#lem: +arhu[month]N$; +zunnu[rain]N$; +kullu[hold]V$ukâl; KI.MIN[(ditto)]J; urpāti[cloud]N

={	ar-hu zu-un-nu u2-ka-la ur-pa-a-ti
#lem: +arhu[month]N$; +zunnu[rain]N$; +kullu[hold]V$ukalla; +urpatu[cloud]N$urpāti

3.	%sb uk-ta-s,a-ra
#lem: uktaṣṣarā[gather together]V

$ ruling
4.	{MUL}UDU.IDIM.SAG.USZ ina TUR3 {d}30 i-za-az-ma
#lem: Kayamanu[Saturn]CN; ina[in]PRP; tarbāṣ[halo]N; Sin[1]DN; +izuzzu[stand]V$izzazma

$ ruling
5.	%sb 1 {d}30 TUR3 NIGIN-ma {MUL}s,al-bat-a-nu
#lem: n; Sin[1]DN; tarbāṣu[halo]N; +lawû[surround]V$ilmīma; Ṣalbatanu[Mars]CN

6.	%sb ina SZA3-szu2 GUB-iz ZAH2 MASZ2.ANSZE
#lem: ina[in]PRP; libbīšu[interior]N; izziz[stand]V; +halāqu[be(come) lost//loss]V'N$halāq; būli[cattle]N

={	bu-u-li
#lem: +būlu[animals//cattle]N'N$būli

7.	%sb KUR--MAR.TU{KI} TUR-ir
#lem: Mat-Amurri[Westland]GN; +ṣehēru[be(come) small]V$iṣehhir

={	ma-at a-mur-re-e
#lem: +mātu[land]N$māt; +Amurru[Westland]GN$Amurre

$ ruling
8.	lum-nu sza2 KUR a-mur-re-e szu-u
#lem: +lumnu[evil//bad sign]N'N$; ša[for]'PRP; māt[land]N; +Amurru[Westland]GN$Amurre; šû[it]IP

$ ruling


@reverse
1.	%sb 1 {d}30 TUR3 NIGIN-ma {MUL}LUGAL
#lem: n; Sin[1]DN; tarbāṣu[halo]N; ilmīma[surround]V; Šarru[Regulus]CN

2.	%sb ina SZA3-szu2 GUB-iz ina MU BI {MI2}PESZ4-MESZ
#lem: ina[in]PRP; libbīšu[interior]N; izziz[stand]V; ina[in]PRP; +šattu[year]N$šatti; šuāti[that]'DP; arāti[pregnant (woman)]N

={	e-ra-a-ti
#lem: +arītu[pregnant (woman)]N$erāti

3.	%sb NITA-MESZ# [U3].TU-MESZ
#lem: zakkārī[male child]N; ulladā[give birth (to)]V

={	zak-ka-ri*# [ul]-la-da
#lem: +zakkāru[man//male child]N'N$zakkārī; +alādu[give birth (to)]V$ulladā

$ ruling
4.	{MUL}[LUGAL ina] TUR3 30 GUB-ma
#lem: +Šarru[Regulus]CN$; ina[in]PRP; tarbāṣ[halo]N; Sin[1]DN; izzazma[stand]V

$ ruling
5.	[sza {1}{d}PA]--PAB-MESZ--SU
#lem: ša[from]'PRP; Nabu-ahhe-eriba[1]PN




@translation labeled en project


@(1) If the moon is surrounded by a black halo: the month holds rain,
    variant: clouds will be gathered.

$ ruling


@(4) — Saturn stands in the halo of the moon.

$ ruling


@(5) If the moon is surrounded by a halo, and Mars stands in it: loss of
    cattle; the Westland will become smaller.

$ ruling


@(8) That is bad for the Westland.

$ ruling


@(r 1) If the moon is surrounded by a halo, and Regulus stands in it: in that
    year pregnant women [wil]l give birth to male children.

$ ruling


@(r 4) — Re[gulus] stands in the halo of the moon.

$ ruling


@(r 5) [From Nabû]-ahhe-eriba.



Adapted from Hermann Hunger, Astrological Reports to Assyrian Kings (State Archives of Assyria, 8), 1992. Lemmatised by Mikko Luukko, 2016-17, as part of the research programme of the Alexander von Humboldt Chair in the Ancient History of the Near and Middle East at LMU Munich (Karen Radner, Humboldt Professorship 2015). The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as http://oracc.org/saao/P336425/.