ETCSLglossingSignSignSign name: DUB.NAGAR
Values: tibira

A praise poem of Išme-Dagan (Išme-Dagan A + V) (c., line c25401.A.240
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Paragraph t25401.p15 (line(s) 236-250) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
Išme-Dagan, born for heaven, chosen by the heart -- I am kind like a father, attentive (?) like a mother. I am a lofty wall, the encouragement of the Land. I am a tall meš tree with thick roots, and broad shining branches. I am the canopy of Sumer, a pleasant shade; I am a place which even a tall person cannot reach. I am the helper of the troops, the focal point of the Land. I am a warrior on the way to battle, I am a powerful runner who goes like the north wind. I am wise …… superior in every respect. I am a belligerent wild bull, kicking up the dust everywhere; I am a battering ram, ……. I stand in the forefront of the shields. I am the hero of heroes, with the strength of a battle-mace, as I smite the rebel lands right and left.
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