ETCSLglossingSignSign name: AŠGAB
Values: ašgab

A praise poem of Ur-Namma (Ur-Namma C) (c.2.4.1.3), line c2413.42
nidba-bie2-kiš-nu-ĝal2-la-nadnanna-armi-ni-in-ḫul2-le
PAD.AN.MUŠ3-BIE2-KIŠ-NU-ĝAL2-LA-NADIĝIR-ŠEŠ.KI-IGI.RI (AR)MI-NI-IN-ḫUL2-LE
nidbae2-kiš-nu-ĝal2nannaḫul2
(food) offeringE-kiš-nu-ĝal (TN)Nanna (DN)to be happy
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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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