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Išbi-erra

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The year numbering given here follows Sigrist & Damerow Mesopotamian Year Names. From year 24, this differs from that suggested by van de Mieroop (BIN 10).

Year names of Išbi-Erra (years 1-10)

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1. mu

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2. mu

  • Year name still unknown

3. mu

  • Year name still unknown

4. mu gir13-tabki ba-hul
Year: "Girtab was destroyed"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 4

5. mu us2-sa gir13-tabki ba-hul
Year after the year: "Girtab was destroyed"

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6. mu gešna2 dinanna ba-dim2
Year: "A bed for Inanna was made"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 6

7. mu nin-dingir-dnin-urta ba-hun (var. ba-il2)
Year: "The high-priestess of Ninurta was installed (var. was elevated to office)"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 7

8. mu iriki mar-tu ba-hul
Year: "The Amorite city was destroyed"

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9. mu us2-sa iri mar-tu ba-hul
Year after the year: "The Amorite city was destroyed"

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10. mu a-ša3 gibil a-ta im-ša-du-a / im-ta-du-a
Year: "(Išbi-Erra) recovered new fields from the water"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 10

Year names of Išbi-Erra (years 11-20)

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11. mu nin-dingir-diškur ba-il2
Year: "The high-priestess of Iškur was elevated to office"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 11

12a. mu lugal ma-da-na-ke4 bad3 gal i-ti-il-pa2-šu-nu mu-du3
Year: "(Išbi-Erra) king of his land built the great wall (of Isin called) idil-pašunu repulsing their faces"

12b. mu bad3 gal i3-si-in-naki mu-du3
Year: "(Išbi-Erra) built the great city wall of Isin"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 12

13. mu en-du8 dinanna diš-bi-er3-ra masz2-e i3-pa3
Year: "Išbi-Erra chose by means of the omens the en-gaba-priest of Inanna"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 13

14. mu bad3 li-bur-diš-bi-er3-ra ba-du3
Year: "(The fortification called) Dur-libur-Išbi-Erra was built"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 14

15. mu us2-sa bad3 li-bur-diš-bi-er3-ra ba-du3
Year after the year: "(The fortification called) Libur-Išbi-Erra was built"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 15

16a. mu ugnim ki-maš u3 elam-e nim-e bi2-in-ra
Year: "The armies of Kimaš and of Elam were beaten"

16b. mu diš-bi-er3-ra lugal-e ugnim šimašgi(2)ki u3 elam bi2-in-ra
Year: "Išbi-Erra smote the armies of Šimaški and Elam"

16c. mu us2-sa bad3 li-bur-diš-bi-er3-ra ba-du3 mu us2-sa-bi
Second year after the year: "(The fortification called) Dur-libur-Išbi-Erra was built"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 16

17. mu bad318-dar-ta2-ra-am-diš-bi-er3-ra ba-du3
Year: "The fortification (called) Eštar-taram-Išbi-Erra / Ištar loves Išbi-Erra was built"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 17

18a. mu geššu-nir gal den-lil2 u3 dnin-urta-ra mu-ne-dim2
Year: "(Išbi-Erra the king) made great emblems for Enlil and Ninurta"

18b. mu us2-sa bad318-dar-ta2-ra-am-diš-bi-er3-ra ba-du3
Year after the year: "The fortification (called) Eštar-taram-Išbi-Erra / Ištar loves Išbi-Erra was built"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 18

19. mu bad3 diš-bi-er3-ra-ri-im-den-lil2 ba-du3
Year: "The fortification (called) Išbi-Erra-rim-Enlil / Išbi-Erra the beloved of Enlil was built"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 19

20a. mu nin-me-an-ki szu-nir gal dinanna ba-dim2
Year: "A great emblem for Inanna (called) Nin-meanki / Lady of the ordinances of heaven and earth was made"

20b. mu us2-sa bad3 diš-bi-er3-ra-ri-im-den-lil2 ba-du3
Year after the year: "The fortification (called) Išbi-Erra-rim-Enlil / Išbi-Erra the beloved of Enlil was built"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 20

Year names of Išbi-Erra (years 21-30)

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21. mu us2-sa nin-me-an-ki šu-nir gal dinanna ba-dim2
Year after the year: "A great emblem for Inanna (called) Nin-meanki / Lady of the ordinances of heaven and earth was made"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 21

22a. mu en-bara2-zi? dumu-munus lugal egi2-zi-an-na maš2-e i3-pa3
Year: "Enbarazi the daughter of the king was chosen by means of the omens as the egesitu-priestess of An"

22b. mu egi2-zi-an-na maš2-e i3-pa3
Year: "The egesitu-priestess of An was chosen by means of the omens"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 22

23a. mu nin-dingir-dlugal-mar2-da ba-il2
Year: "The high-priestess of Lugal-marda was elevated to office"

23b. mu us2-sa egi2-zi-an-na maš2-e i3-pa3
Year after the year: "The egesitu-priestess of An was chosen by means of the omens"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 23

24a. mu nin-dingir-dnin-kilim ba-il2
Year: "The high-priestess of Nin-kilim was elevated to office"

24b. mu us2-sa nin-dingir-dlugal-mar2-da ba-il2
Year after the year: "The high-priestess of Lugal-marda was elevated to office"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 24

25. mu en-den-lil2-la2 ba-il2
Year: "The en-priestess of Enlil was elevated to office"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 25

26. mu gešgu-za bara2 dnin-urta-ra mu-na-dim2
Year: "(Išbi-Erra the king) made a throne dais for Ninurta"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 26

27a. mu elam / nim ša3 uri2ki-ma tuš-a geštukul kalag-ga-ni im-ta-e11
Year: "(Išbi-Erra the king) brought out of Ur, with his strong weapon, the Elamite who was dwelling in its midst"

27b. mu us2-sa gešgu-za bara2 dnin-urta-ra mu-na-dim2
Year after the year: "(Išbi-Erra the king) made a throne dais for Ninurta"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 27

28. mu us2-sa elam / nim ša3 uri2ki-ma tuš-a geštukul kalag-ga-ni im-ta-e11
Year after the year: "(Išbi-Erra the king) brought out of Ur, with his strong weapon, the Elamite who was dwelling in its midst"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 28

29. mu gešgu-za dnin-lil2-la2 ba-dim2
Year: "A throne for Ninlil was made"

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30. mu gešgu-za dnanna dnin-gal ba-dim2
Year: "Thrones for Nanna and Ningal were made"

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Year names of Išbi-Erra (years 31-33)

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31. mu nin-dingir-dlugal-gir3-ra (var. nin-dingir-dlugal-er2-ra ba-il2)
Year: "The high-priestess of Lugal-girra (var. Lugal-Irra) was elevated to office"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 31

32. mu us2-sa nin-dingir-dlugal-gir3-ra (var. nin-dingir-dlugal-er2-ra ba-il2)
Year after the year: "The high-priestess of Lugal-girra (var. Lugal-Irra) was elevated to office"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 32

33. mu us2-sa us2-sa-bi nin-dingir-dlugal-gir3-ra (var. nin-dingir-dlugal-er2-ra ba-il2
Second year after the year: "The high-priestess of Lugal-girra (var. Lugal-Irra) was elevated to office"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra 33

a. mu gešgu-za mah den-[…] ba-dim2
Year: "A magnificent throne was made for En-[…]"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Išbi-Erra a

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