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Two Poems about the Nether World
The News of Victory
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Adad addressed Akkadian ancient Anunnaki AnzQ appears Assurbanipal Assurbanipal's Assyria Asusu-namir Babylonian literature Babylonian poem Babylonian poetry Babylonian version beginning Btar clause contains crown dead demons Descent of IStar described device distich divine Dumuzi Ea's earth Egipar Enlil Epic epithet EreSkigal EreSkigal's EresTcigal Esarhaddon exorcist extispicy father favorable fragmentary gatekeeper GilgameS goddess gods haruspex heart heaven hemistich high priestess hymn inscriptions instructions interpretation introduced Irkalla issabat libbi IStar king kingship Land literary lord Marduk Mesopotamian messenger Mistress Moon motif Nabonidus Namtar Nannar narrative Nergal Nergal and EreSkigal nether world Nineveh Ningal Ninlil Ninurta parallelism person phrase Poem of Creation poet poetic prayer predicate reference repeated repetition rites royal SamaS second-person seven gates Sin's daughter soothed story strophe structure Sumerian name syntactic tablet Tablet of Destinies three lines three-line throne Tiamat tion translation verb forms word