ETCSLglossingSignSign name: GIR3×A+IGI (ALIM)
Values: alim

A praise poem of Ur-Namma (Ur-Namma C) (c., line c2413.31
Ur-Namma (RN)kingUrim (SN)guardian deitytown
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Paragraph t2413.p3 (line(s) 31-42) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
I am Ur-Namma, king of Urim, the protecting genius of my city. I strike against those guilty of capital offences, and make them tremble. The fear I cause ……. My judgments make Sumer and Akkad follow a single path. I place my foot on the necks of thieves and criminals. I clamp down on evildoers, who will be caught like snakes. I …… fugitives, and their intentions will be set right. I make justice apparent; I defeat wickedness. As if I were fire, even my frowning is enough to create concord. My word ……. …… the lands, the foreign countries …… Urim ……. Their food offerings make Nanna rejoice in E-kiš-nu-ĝal.
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