Sumerian Hymns and Prayers to God Nin-Ib

Radau, Hugo. 1911. Sumerian Hymns and Prayers to God Nin-Ib. The Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania (BE) 29/1. Philadelphia: Department of Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania. [Note that Nin-Ib is an early misreading of the god Nin-urta]

The volume as a whole is available in PDF at ETANA:

http://www.case.edu/univlib/preserve/Etana/sumer_hymn-prayer_to_nin-ib/sumer_hymn-prayer_nin-ib.html

The individual tablets can be accessed in the CDLI through the following links:

  • BE 29/1 1 — P266482 — CBS 11325 + CBS 11348 + CBS 11362 + CBS 11367
  • BE 29/1 2 — P264622 — CBS 9232
  • BE 29/1 3 — P265221 — CBS 9935
  • BE 29/1 4 — P266997 — CBS 11859
  • BE 29/1 5 — P266340 — CBS 11179
  • BE 29/1 6 — P259352 — CBS 2347
  • BE 29/1 7 — P266252 — CBS 11087
  • BE 29/1 8 — P258539 — CBS 1205 + CBS 1837 + CBS 1839 + HS 1603
  • BE 29/1 9 — P268382 — CBS 13301
  • BE 29/1 10 — P259285 — CBS 2237
  • BE 29/1 11 — P268188 — CBS 13103
  • BE 29/1 12 — P267325 — CBS 12701
  • BE 29/1 13 — P259251 — CBS 2196 + CBS 2205
Exploits of Ninurta

Most of the tablets published by Radau in this volume were witnesses to the text known, variously, as (i) Lugal-e, (ii) Lugal ud me-lam2-bi nir-gal2 or (iii) The exploits of Ninurta. See ETCSL for synthetic transliteration and bibliography, as well as an English translation.

BE 29/1 number sigla in van Dijk's edition line numbers in van Dijk's edition
11 C1 221-230 and 231-240
8 F1 273-286 and 338-355
6 G1 237-245 and 290-304
2 H1 334-358 and 359-375
3 I1 334-354 and 355-375
7 C2 450-478 and 480-512
10 Y2 670-678 and 723-728
13 Z2 711-722 and 723-728
Hymn to Ninurta for Shu-Sin

The first tablet in the volume (subsequently joined to a number of other tablets) is a witness to a Hymn to Ninurta available through ETCSL: A tigi (?) to Ninurta for Cu-Suen (Cu-Suen D) in synthetic transliteration with bibliography and English translation.

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