Royal Inscriptions of Esarhaddon, King of Assyria 680-699 BC
The Royal Inscription of Esarhaddon, King of Assyria (680-669 BC) is the inaugural quantity of the Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Assyrian interval venture. the amount offers trustworthy, updated versions of the entire identified royal inscriptions of Esarhaddon, a son of Sennacherib who governed Assyria for twelve years (680-669 BC). versions of 143 firmly identifiable texts (which ordinarily describe winning battles and the final touch of creating tasks, all performed advert maiorem gloriam deorum), 29 poorly preserved overdue Neo-Assyrian inscriptions which may be attributed to him, and 10 inscriptions commissioned through his mom Naqia (Zakutu) and his spouse Esharra-hammat are integrated. To make this corpus extra easy to either expert and laymen, each one textual content version (with its English translation) is provided with a short advent containing normal info, a list containing simple information regarding all exemplars, a observation containing additional technical info and notes, and a entire bibliography (arranged chronologically from earliest to latest).
The quantity additionally contains: (1) a basic creation to the reign of Esarhaddon, the corpus of inscriptions, past reviews, and relationship and chronology; (2) translations of the proper passages of 3 Mesopotamian chronicles; (3) 19 pictures of gadgets inscribed with texts of Esarhaddon; (4) indexes of museum and excavation numbers and chosen guides; and (5) indexes of right names (Personal Names; Geographic, Ethnic, and Tribal Names; Divine, Planet, and megastar Names; Gate, Palace, Temple, and Wall Names; and item Names). The e-book is followed by means of a CD-ROM containing transliterations of chosen inscriptions prepared in a 'musical rating' format.
The Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Assyrian interval (RINAP) sequence will current updated variants of the royal inscriptions of a few past due Neo-Assyrian rulers, starting with Tiglath-pileser III (744-727 BC). This new sequence is modeled at the courses of the now-defunct Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia (RIM) sequence and may stick with it the place its RIMA (Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia, Assyrian classes) guides ended. The undertaking is less than the course of G. body (University of Pennsylvania) and is supported by way of the nationwide Endowment for the arts.
Time Ashurbanipal was once promoted to the location of inheritor designate of Assyria (672 BC). BIBLIOGRAPHY 1964 Wiseman, Iraq 26 p. 122 and pl. XXVII (ND 5404a–c, learn) 1993 Porter, pictures, strength, and Politics p. one hundred ninety (study) Esarhaddon seventy nine 161 textual content 1) 2) three) four) five) 6) 7) eight) nine) 10) eleven) 12) thirteen) 14) 15) sixteen) 17) 18) 19) 20) 21) 22) 23) 24) 25) [maš-šur-ŠEŠ-SUM.NA LUGAL GAL-ú LUGAL dan-nu LUGAL kiš-šá-ti] LUGAL KUR aš-šur.KI [GÌR.NÍTA KÁ.DINGIR.RA.KI LUGAL KUR šu-me-ri ù] URI.KI [re-é-um ki-i-nu ša.
flooring, a spot of thirst, 100 and 40 leagues of desolate tract, thistles, and gazelle-tooth stones, twenty leagues of land the place snakes and scorpions fill the apparent like ants — (iii 15) I left mount Ḫazû, the mountain of saggilmud-stone, twenty leagues in the back of me and crossed over (to that district) to which no king earlier than me had long gone on account that earliest days. through the command of the god Aššur, my lord, (iii 20) I marched triumphantly in its midst. I defeated 8 kings from that district (and).
Too small for me to have horses exhibit their mettle (and) to coach with chariots. I made the folks of the lands plundered via my bow (iv forty five) absorb hoe (and) basket, they usually made bricks. I razed that small palace in its entirety, took a wide sector from the fields for an addition, and extra (it) to it (the palace). I raised the terrace with limestone, robust stone from the mountains. fifty four) ad-ke-e-ma 22 LUGAL.MEŠ KUR.ḫat-ti fifty five) ša a-ḫi tam-tim u MURUB₄ tam-tim ka-li-šú-nu fifty six) ú-ma-ʾe-er-šú-nu-ti-ma.
Is remote], including [his] en[tire military, within the territory of the land] Ḫubušna. ka-bi-is ki-[šá-di UN.MEŠ KUR].ḫi-lak-ki šad-du-u₈-a a-[ši-bu-te ḫur-šá-a-ni šá ṭe]-ḫi KUR.ta-bal ša UGU KUR.MEŠ-šú-nu it-[tak-lu-ma ul-tu u₄]-me pa-ni l. a. ik-nu-šú a-na ni-⸢i⸣-[ri 21 URU.MEŠ-šú-nu dan]-nu-ti a-di URU.MEŠ TUR.MEŠ šá ⸢li⸣-[me-ti-šú-nu al]-me ak-šud áš-lu-la šal-[lat-sún ap-pul aq-qur] ina dGIŠ.BAR aq-mu si-tu-[ti-šú-nu ša ḫi-iṭ-ṭu] u gul-lul-tú los angeles i-šu-u [kab-tu ni-ir] be-lu-ti-ia.
Inscription of Esarhaddon just like textual content no. 1 (Nineveh A), which describes the development of the armory in Nineveh. even though the provenance of the piece isn't identified, it most likely comes from Nineveh because the textual content duplicates inscriptions recording paintings at the armory in that urban. CATALOGUE Museum quantity Registration quantity Provenance Dimensions (cm) cpn AOC 37 — most likely Nineveh — p statement In 1975, R. Borger released the reproduction of the textual content that Bellino drew and despatched to Grotefend.