Records of the Part Being English Translation of the Ancient Monuments of Egypt and Western Asia, 5

Records of the Part Being English Translation of the Ancient Monuments of Egypt and Western Asia, 5

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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. 18 edition. Excerpt: ... Kasi. 7 Dr. Zimmern reads sasulnu, "them." VII. (No. 100) 1. To the king my lord, 2. my gods, my Sun-god, 3. speak 4. thus: (I), Su-yardata 5. thy servant, the dust of thy feet, 6. at the feet of the king my lord, 7. my gods, my Sun-god, 8. seven times seven prostrate myself. 9. The king my lord directed me 10. to make war 11. in the city of Keilah: 12. war was made: 13. a complaint against me 14. is raised. My city 15. against myself 16. rose upon me. 17. Ebed-tob sends 18. to the men of the city of Keilah; 19. he sends silver, and 20. they marched against my rear. 21. And the king my lord knows 22. that Ebed-tob 23. has taken my city 24. from my hand. About this 25. let the king my lord enquire 26. whether he has taken a man 2 7. or an ox 28. or an ass from 29. him and his jurisdiction. 30. It is Lab'ai 31. (in) alliance (?) who has taken 32. the cities. And 33. now Lab'ai 34.... Ebed-tob, and 35.... he has taken the cities. 36.... the king knows. To his servant 37. let him grant power, for I did not know 38. they had done anything until 39. he had multiplied (?) commands to his servant. VIII. (No. 112) 1. To the king my lord and my Sun-god 2. (speak) thus: (I) Lab'ai thy servant 3. and the dust of thy feet, 4. at the feet of the king my lord 5. and my Sun-god seven times seven 6. prostrate myself. 11 have heard the words 7. which the king has sent to me, 8. and here (am) I, and 9. the king apportions his country 1 o. unto me. I say: I am a righteous servant 11. of the king, and I have not sinned, 12. and I have not offended, and 13. I do not withhold my tribute, 14. and I do not refuse 15. the request to turn back my liers-in-wait.2 16. Now the food of my stomach 17. they have taken away, and yet I do not 18. complain, O...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236811755
  • 9781236811752