Publications of the Babylonian Section Volume 12-13

Publications of the Babylonian Section Volume 12-13

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... or did not reign at all. In fact between Sargani-sarri and Dudu and Su-gar-kib the last 2 kings of Agade, we want 5 kings to make good the total of 12. It is too early to give a definite answer to that question which, after all, is only a secondary one. The last contribution of the new fragments concerns the domination of the Guti. They ruled the land 124 years and 4o days, or 125 years and 4o days according to CBS. 13981. Not in vain are they called the people (ngnim, ummanu) of the Guti. They were tribes from the East, precursors of the Cassites and the Medes. They were indeed hordes without a king. Out of a total of 21 rulers we recover in full the names of the first four, and partly the names of 8 to 11. Some more Guti kings are known like Sar-a-ti-gu-bi-Si-in, Sarlak, Lasirab, Enrida-pizir, Sium, Arlagan.1 Their place is not fixed in the list. The last king was Ti-ri-ga-an. 8. CBS. 14223. A small fragment, part of Col. 1. The reverse presents that smooth surface characteristic of a blank before or after a final summing of Col. 12. The fragment is much damaged, its reading is uncertain. The names otherwise unknown may belong to the first dynasty of Kis. In that case it is remarkable that the length of their reigns is unusually near human estimate. 1 A. T. Clay, YOS. Vol. I, No. 13: When Arlagan was king of Guti, to Nin-gurra, mother of Umma, Nam-mah-ni patesi of Umma, built and restored her old temple. libator, devotee of Zamama, king of Akkad, who founded Akkad, being king, reigned 55 years. Rimus son of Sargon reigned 15 years. Manistesu son of Ri-mu!, reigned 7 years Naram-Sin son of Manistesu reigned 56 years Sargani-Sarri Nos. 3, 6, 9 The End Of The 3RD Ur Dynasty: Ibi-sin And Isbi-irra The following documents throw a new light...show more

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