Records of the Past; Being English Translations of the Assyrian and Egyptian Monuments Volume 11

Records of the Past; Being English Translations of the Assyrian and Egyptian Monuments Volume 11

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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. Excerpt: ... life 31 to Bel 32 has dedicated. II. 1 Day 5th of the month Kislev, 'sarru-kinu, ' son of Ammanu, 2 his witness' in the city Piqudu3 is smitten and 3 to Idikhi-ila, son of Dina they impute (it). 4 From Idikhi-ila to 'sarru-kinu one sent 5 thus: "To determine concerning thy servant who was killed 6 with me conferrest thou not? I 'Evidently so named after 'Sarru-kinu (Sargon) o1 Agane, the celebrated early Babylonian king. 'Observe this legal phraseology. This "witness" was 'Sarru-kinu's servant. 3 Pekod, a town lying to the south of Babylon. Literally, "they cause to fix." 7 the life of thy servant will make up to thee." 8 As they determined it, i mana of silver, the price of 9 his servant, Idikhi-ilana' to 10 'sarru-kinu gives, 11 because they did not fix it upon him for certain. 12 Witnesses: Naziya, the Officer of the King; 13 Il-sadi-rabi-iddin, son of Talmud-ili; 14 Segura, son of Talah, Governor of Rutuv; 15 and the Scribe Nabu-akhi-iddin, son of 16 Sula the son of Egibi. Rutuv, 17 Month Samna,3 7 th day, 40th year, 18 Nabu-kudurra-yutsur,4 King of Babylon. III. 1 A double field of corn-land, planted, 5 adults and children, 2 which Nabu-akhi-iddin, son of Sui.a, son of Egibi, 3 with Kibihtuv-ki'inat, his daughter, for Dummuqu, 4 son of Belu-akhi-iddin, the son of Egibi had bespoken. 5 Afterwards, in the month Airu,5 day 1st, year 14th, Nabu-nahid,6 King of Babylon, 6 Itti-marduki-baladhu, son of Nabu-akhi-iddin, the son of Egibi, 1 The same as Idikhi-ila, ilana being the plural form. The name signifies, "He goes before God," or "the gods." 'An unknown city. 5 Marchesvan. 4 Nebuchadrezzar, or Nebuchadnezzar. s Iyyar. 6 Nabonidus. 7 the double field of corn-land, planted, by the road of the hill, more

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