ETCSLglossingSignSign name: GAN2%GAN2
Values: ulul2

A praise poem of Šulgi (Šulgi B) (c., line c24202.123
brotherfriendyoung manUtu (DN)
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Paragraph t24202.p11 (line(s) 118-130) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
I, the king, am the Land's most excellent fighter against the enemy. I, Šulgi, am respected for my immense bodily strength. I am mighty; nothing resists me; I know no setbacks. My barges on the river do not sink (?) under me (alludes to a proverb (?)); my teams of asses do not collapse under me. Striding forward like my brother and friend, the youth Utu, as if with the legs of a lion, I am the good groom of my dust-making asses that bray like lions roaring. Like that of a stallion, my strength is unwavering during the running-race; I come first in the race, and my knees do not get tired. I am fearless; I dance with joy. My words shall never be forgotten. Praise for me because of my reliable judgments is on everyone's lips.
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