ETCSLglossingSignSignSignSignSignSignSignSign name: EN.NU.NUNUZ.ZI.AN.ŠEŠ.KI
Values: zirrux

Gilgameš and Ḫuwawa (Version A) (c.1.8.1.5), line c1815.167
enTURdgilgameš2unugkimi2dug4-ga
enTURgilgameš2unugmi2dug4
lordTURGilgameš (DN)Unug (SN)(loving) careto say
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Paragraph t1815.p39 (line(s) 163-174) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
{ Enkidu replied to Gilgameš } { (2 mss. have instead:) His slave Enkidu replied }: "Come on now, you heroic bearer of a sceptre of wide-ranging power! Noble glory of the gods, angry bull standing ready for a fight! Young Lord Gilgameš, cherished in Unug, your mother knew well how to bear sons, and your nurse knew well how to nourish children! -- One so exalted and yet so lacking in { understanding } { (1 ms. has instead:) judgment } will be devoured by fate without him ever understanding that fate. The very idea that a captured bird should run away home, or a captured man should return to his mother's embrace! -- Then you yourself would never get back to the mother-city that bore you! { (1 ms. adds:) A captured warrior set free! A captured high priestess …… to the ĝipar! A captured gudug priest restored to his wig of hair! …… ever, ever ……? (2 lines fragmentary) …… his attention to his words ……. }"
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