Miscellaneous Babylonian Inscriptions, Volume 1

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Yale University Press, 1918 - Cuneiform inscriptions - 67 pages
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Page 4 - Breasted, Development of religion and thought in ancient Egypt, New York, 1912, p.
Page 55 - ... Nintu, — the lord had not brought forth men. 18. The god Ug as leader came ; as leader he came forth to plan ; 19. Mankind he planned ; many men were brought forth. 20. Food and sleep he planned for them ; 21. Clothing and dwellings he did not plan for them. 22. The people with rushes and rope came, 23. By making a dwelling a kindred was formed. 24. To the gardens . . . they brought irrigation ; 25. On that day their [gardens sprouted( ?)]. 26. Trees . . . mountain and country. . . . 1.
Page 16 - Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman: 'Yea, hath God said: Ye shall not eat of any tree of the garden?
Page 36 - Her shepherd, he who determines fate, of the holy eyes, with his eyes looked upon her; 20. The exalted father rising, ran; he seized her; he kissed her; 21. The heart of the lady exulted; her heart was captivated; she wished it; she yielded6 to him; 22 he received her; he cohabited with her; he caused it to rain.
Page 39 - O father, my king, mighty god, thou comest, thou dwellest .... are broken away.) 25 ..... Mulil, lord of lands. . . . 26. Mulil, lord of the month, like a tree. . 27. When, O lord, thou art in thy might thou overthrowest .... 28. O father, lord, thou art brilliant; the heart thou liftest up. ... 29. O father Enzu, exalted one, brilliant, the heart thou liftest up. . 30. O father, my king, mighty god, thou comest, thou abidest, thou comest .... 31.0 my father, as my king thou advances!, thou comest...
Page 58 - The lord of Ur, the hostile man" of line 2 is evidently Ibi-Sin, king of Ur, whom this text says that Ishbi-urra subdued. This confirms the statement on the chronological tablet published by Hilprecht (BE, XX), "Ur, its dominion (?) was overthrown; Nisin took the kingdom.
Page 38 - In a dwelling with offspring thou shall lie down. To her husband she spoke; to his anger she gave a kiss; Resting her head on her husband, she kissed him. Standing brilliant by Enlil, her husband, her heart rejoiced.
Page 40 - My. . . .does not overthrow them. 5 the boat for the ferry Ninlil makes; 6 the boat for the ferry comes. 7. Enlil, lord of . . . .king; 8. Ninlil fills the flock with favor, she gives verdure; 9. She is gracious, to her beloved she speaks; 10. Enlil is gracious to his beloved he speaks.
Page 40 - Mulil the lord with the weapon turns in brilliance he. ... 14. When, O lord, thou art in thy might thou overthrowest . . 15. O father, lord, thou art brilliant; the heart thou liftest up; 16. O Enlil, lord, thou art brilliant; the heart thou liftest up; 17. O father, king of countries, thy favor thou . . 1 Cf.
Page 37 - Did I not yield to thee?" 30 "Did I not embrace(?) thee?

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