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Šulgi

Year names of Šulgi (years 1-10)

1. mu šul-gi lugal
Year : Šulgi is king
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2. mu us2 e2 dnin-gubalag ki ba-a-gar
Year: The foundations of the temple of Ningubalag were laid
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3. mu šul-gi lugal uri2ki-ma-ke4 gešgu-za za-gin3 den-lil2-ra i-na-ku4-ra
Year : Šulgi, the king of Ur, brought in a lapis throne for Enlil
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4. mu us2 e2-dnin-urta ki ba-a-gar
Year: The foundations of the temple of Ninurta were established
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5a. mu us2 e2-dnin-urta us2-sa
Year after: The foundations of the temple of Ninurta were established

5b. mu bad3 gal e2-an-na ba-du3-a
Year: The great wall of the Eanna Temple was built
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6. mu lugal-e giri3 nibruki si bi2-sa2-a
Year: The king straightened out the Nippur road
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7. mu lugal-e uri2ki-ta nibruki-še3 šu in-nigin2
Year: The king made a round trip between Ur and Nippur (in one day)
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8. mu ma2-gur8 dnin-lil2-la2 ba-ab-du8
Year: The magur-boat of Ninlil was caulked
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9a. mu ma2 dnin-lil2-la2-ke4 us2-sa
Year: The year after the boat of Ninlil …
9b. mu dnanna kar-zi-daki e2-a-ni ku4
Year: Nanna of Karzida was brought into his temple
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10. mu e2-hur-sag lugal ba-du3
Year: The royal mountain-house (the palace) was built
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Year names of Šulgi (years 11-20)

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11. mu dištaran bad3-anki derki e2-a-na ba-ku4
Year: Ishtaran of Der was brought into his temple
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12. mu dnu-muš-da ka-zal-luki e2-a-na ba-ku4
Year: Nummushda of Kazallu was brought into his temple
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13. mu e2-hal-bi lugal ba-du3
Year: The royal ice-house was built
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14. mu dnanna nibruki e2-a ba-ku4
Year: Nanna of Nippur was brought into (his) temple
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15. mu en-nir-si2-an-na en-dnanna maš2-e i3-pa3
Year: En-nirza-ana, the en-priestess of Nanna, was chosen by extispicy
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16. mu gešna2 dnin-lil2-la2 ba-dim2
Year: The bed of Ninlil was made
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17a. mu gešna2 dnin-lil2-la2 us2-sa
Year: The year after the bed of Ninlil was made
17b. mu en-nir-si2-an-na en-dnanna ba-hun-ga2
Year: En-nirzi-ana, the en-priestess of Nanna, was installed
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18. mu li2-wir-mi-ta2-šu dumu-munus lugal nam-nin mar-ha-šiki-še3 ba-il2
Year: Liwwir-mit,t,ašu, the daughter of the king, was elevated to the queenship of Marhashi
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19. mu EZENxKU3ki bad3ki ki-be2 ba-ab-gi4
Year: … was restored
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20a. mu dnin-hur-sag-ga2 nu-tur e2-a-na ba-an-ku4
Year: "Ninhursaga of Nutur was brought into her temple"
Not attested in cdli database.
20b. mu dumu uri2ki-ma lu2 gešgid2-še3 ka ba-ab-keš2
Year: "The men of Ur were conscripted as lancers"
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Year names of Šulgi (years 21-30)

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21a. mu dnin-urta ensi2 gal den-lil2-la2-ke4 eš-bar kin ba-an-du11-ga a-ša3 nig2-ka9 den-lil2 dnin-lil2-ra si bi2-in-sa2-sa2-a
Year: Ninurta, the ensi-gal of Enlil, having pronounced an oracle, (Šulgi) reorganized the fields and accounts of Enlil and Ninlil
21b. mu dnin-urta ensi2 gal den-lil2-la2-ke4 e2 den-lil2 dnin-lil2-la2-ke4 eš-bar kin ba-an-du11-ga dšul-gi lugal uri5ki-ma-ke4 gan2 nig2-ka9 ša3 e2 den-lil2 dnin-lil2-la2-ke4 si bi2-sa2-a
Year: Ninurta, the ensi-gal of Enlil, having pronounced an oracle in the temples of Enlil and Ninlil, Šulgi, the king of Ur, reorganized the fields and accounts belonging to the temples of Enlil and Ninlil
21c. mu BAD3-ANki (= Der) ba-hul
Year: Der was destroyed
21d. mu nig2-ka9 ak al-la
Year: The accounting of the hoes
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22a. mu us2-sa dnin-urta ensi2 gal den-lil2-la2-ke4 e2-den-lil2 dnin-lil2-la2-ke4 eš-bar kin ba-an-du11-ga dšul-gi lugal uri2ki-ma-ke4 gan2 nig2-ka9 ša3 e2 den-lil2 dnin-lil2-la2-ke4 si bi2-sa2-a
Year after the year: Ninurta, the ensi-gal of Enlil, having pronounced an oracle in the temples of Enlil and Ninlil, Šulgi, the king of Ur, reorganized the fields and accounts belonging to the temples of Enlil and Ninlil
22b. mu us2-sa bad3-anki derki ba-hul
Year after the year: Der was destroyed
22c. mu nig2-ka9 ak al-la-ke4 mu us2-sa-bi
Year after: The accounting of the hoes
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23a. mu us2-sa nig2-ka9-ak al-la-ka mu us2-sa-bi
Two years after : The accounting of the hoes
23b. mu dšul-gi lugal-e a2 mah den-lil2 sum-ma-ni …
Year: Šulgi, the king, having been granted great power by Enlil, …
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24. mu kar2-harki ba-hul
Year: Karahar was destroyed
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25a. mu us2-sa kar2-harki ba-hul
Year after the year: Karahar was destroyed
25b. mu si-mu-ru-umki ba-hul
Year: Simurrum was destroyed
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26a. mu us2-sa si-mu-ru-umki ba-hul
Year after: Simurrum was destroyed
26b. mu si-mu-ru-umki a-ra2 2-kam-ma-aš ba-hul
Year: Simurrum was destroyed a second time
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27a. mu šul-gi nita kal-ga lugal an ub-da limmu2-ba-ke4 si-mu-ur4-umki a-ra2 2-kam-aš mu-hul-a mu us2-sa-bi
Year after: "Šulgi the strong man, the king of the four corners of the universe, destroyed Simurrum for the second time"
27b. mu ha-ar-šiki ba-hul
Year: "Harszi was destroyed"
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28a. mu en nam-šita4 dšul-gi-ra-ke4 ba-gub-ba-še3 šud3-sag en-den-ki eriduki-ga dumu šul-gi nita kal-ga lugal uri2ki-ma lugal an ub-da limmu2-ba-ke4 ba-a-hun
Year: The šita-priest-who-piously-intercedes-for-Šulgi, the son of Šulgi, the strong man, the king of Ur, the king of the four corners of the universe, was installed as en-priest of Enki in Eridu
28b. mu en-nam-šita4 dšul-gi-ra-ke4 ba-gub en-den-ki eriduki-ga dumu dšul-gi nita kal-ga lugal uri2ki-ma lugal an ub-da limmu2-ba-ka ba-a-hun
Year: The šita-priest-who-intercedes-for-Šulgi, the son of Šulgi, the strong man, the king of Ur, the king of the four corners of the universe, was installed as en-priest of Enki in Eridu
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29. mu us2-sa en nam-šita4 dšul-gi-ra-ke4 ba-gub-ba-še3 šud3-sag en-den-ki eriduki-ga dumu šul-gi nita kal-ga lugal uri2ki-ma lugal an ub-da limmu2-ba-ke4 ba-a-hun
Year after the year: The šita-priest-who-piously-intercedes-for-Šulgi, the son of Šulgi, the strong man, the king of Ur, the king of the four corners of the universe, was installed as en-priest of Enki in Eridu
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30a. mu dumu-munus lugal ensi2 an-ša-anki-ke4 ba-an-tuku
Year: The governor of Anshan took the the king's daughter into marriage
30b. mu dumu-munus lugal ensi2 an-ša-anki-ke4 ba-an-du
Year: The governor of Anshan took the the king's daughter into marriage
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Year names of Šulgi (years 31-40)

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31a. mu us2-sa dumu-munus lugal ensi2 an-ša-anki-ke4 ba-an-tuku Year after the year: The governor of Anshan took the the king's daughter into marriage

31b. mu kar2-harki a-ra2 2-kam-aš ba-hul Year: Karhar was destroyed for the second time

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32. mu si-mu-ru-umki a-ra2 3-kam-aš ba-hul Year: Simurrum was destroyed for the third time

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33a. mu us2-sa si-mu-ru-umki a-ra2 3-kam-aš ba-hul Year after the year: Simurrum was destroyed for the third time

33b. mu kar2-harki a-ra2 3-kam-aš ba-hul Year: Karhar was destroyed for the third time

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34a. mu us2-sa kar2-harki a-ra2 3-kam-aš ba-hul Year after the year: Karhar was destroyed for the third time

34b. mu us2-sa a-ra2 3-kam-aš si-mu-ru-umki ba-hul mu us2-sa-bi Second year after the year: Simurrum was destroyed for the third time

34c. mu an-ša-anki ba-hul Year: Anshan was destroyed

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35. mu us2-sa an-ša-anki ba-hul Year after the year: Anshan was destroyed

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36a. mu us2-sa an-ša-anki ba-hul mu us2-sa-bi Second year after the year: Anshan was destroyed

36b. mu dnanna ga-eški e2-ba-a ba-ku4 Year: Nanna of Gaeš was brought into his temple

36c. (Drehem) mu dnanna kar-zi-daki a-ra2 2-kam-aš e2-a-na ba-an-ku4 Year: Nanna of Karzida was for the second time brought into his temple (formula used in Drehem)

36d. (Lagash) mu dnanna kar-zi-daki e2-a-na ba-an-ku4 Year: Nanna of Karzida was brought into his temple (formula used in Lagash)

36e. (Nippur) mu dnanna kar-zi-daki a-ra2 2-kam-ma-še3 e2-a-na ba-an-ku4 Year: Nanna of Karzida was for the second time brought into his temple (formula used in Nippur)

36f. (Umma) mu dnanna kar-zi-daki a-ra2 2-kam e2-a-na ba-an-ku4 Year: Nanna of Karzida was for the second time brought into his temple (formula used in Umma)

36g. (Ur) mu dnanna kar-zi-daki e2-nun-na-še3 agrun-na-še3 Year: Nanna of Karzida (was brought into the temple) Enunna (in Ur)

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37a. mu us2-sa dnanna kar-zi-daki a-ra2 2-kam e2-a-na ba-an-ku4 Year after the year: Nanna of Karzida was for the second time brought into his temple

37b. mu dnanna u3 dšul-gi lugal-e bad3 ma-da mu-du3 Year: Nanna and Šulgi the king built the wall of the land

37c. mu bad3 ma-da ba-du3 Year: The wall of the land was built

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38. mu us2-sa bad3 ma-da ba-du3 Year after the year: The wall of the land was built

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39a. mu us2-sa bad3 ma-da ba-du3 mu us2-sa-bi Second year after the year: The wall of the land was built

39b. mu dšul-gi lugal uri2ki-ma-ke4 lugal an ub-da limmu2-ba-ke4 e2-|PU3.SZA|-iš-dda-ganki e2-dšul-gi-ra mu-du3 Year: Šulgi, king of Ur, king of the four quarters, built the temple of Puzrish-Dagan / the temple of Šulgi

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40. mu us2-sa e2-|PU3.SZA|-iš-dda-ganki ba-du3-a : Year after the year: The temple of Puzrish-Dagan was built

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Year names of Šulgi (years 41-48)

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41. mu us2-sa e2-|PU3.SZA|-iš-dda-ganki ba-du3-a mu us2-sa-a-bi Second year after the year: The temple of Puzrish-Dagan was built

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42a. mu us2-sa e2-|PU3.SZA|-iš-dda-ganki ba-du3-a mu us2-sa-a-ba mu us2-sa-a-bi Third year after the year: The temple of Puzrish-Dagan was built

42b. mu lugal-e ša-aš-ru-umki mu-hul Year: The king destroyed Shashrum

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43a. mu us2-sa ša-aš-ru-umki ba-hul Year after the year: Shashrum was destroyed

43b. mu en-ubur-zi-an-na en-dnanna maš-e maš2-e i3-pa3 Year: Enuburzianna was chosen as en-priestess of Nanna by means of the omens

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44a. mu us2-sa en-dnanna maš-e maš2-e i3-pa3 Year after the year: The en-priestess of Nanna was chosen by means of the omens

44b. mu si-mu-ru-umki u3 lu-lu-bu-um/bum2ki a-ra2 1(u) la2 1(asz@45)-kam-aš ba-hul Year: Simurrum and Lullubum were destroyed for the ninth time

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45a. mu us2-sa si-mu-ru-umki u3 lu-lu-bu-umki a-ra2 9-kam-aš ba-hul Year after the year: Simurrum and Lullubum were destroyed for the ninth time

45b. mu dšul-gi nita kal-ga lugal uri2ki-ma lugal an ub-da limmu2-ba-ke4 ur-bi2-lumki si-mu-ru-umki lu-lu-buki u3 kar2-harki 1-še3 sag-du-bi šu-bur2-a bi2-ra-a / im-mi-ra Year: Šulgi, the strong man, the king of Ur, the king of the four quarters, smashed the heads of Urbilum, Simurrum, Lullubum and Karhar in a single campaign

45c. mu si-mu-ru-umki lu-lu-buki a-ra2 9-kam ba-hul Year: Simurrum and Lullubum were destroyed for the ninth time

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46a. mu us2-sa ur-bi2-lumki ba-hul Year after the year: Urbilum was destroyed

46b. mu dšul-gi nita kal-ga lugal uri2ki-ma lugal an ub-da limmu2-ba-ke4 ki-maški hu-ur5-tiki u3 ma-da-bi u4 1-a mu-hul Year: Šulgi, the strong man, the king of Ur, the king of the four quarters, destroyed Kimaš, Hurti and their territories in a single day

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47a. mu us2-sa ki-maški ba-hul Year after the year: Kimash was destroyed

47b. mu dšul-gi nita kal-ga lugal uri2ki-ma lugal an ub-da limmu2-ba-ke4 ki-maški hu-ur5-tiki u3 ma-da-bi u4 1-a mu-hul-a mu us2-sa-bi Year after the year: Šulgi, the strong man, the king of Ur, the king of the four quarters, destroyed Kimaš, Hurti and their territories in a single day

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48a. mu us2-sa ki-maški ba-hul mu us2-sa-a-bi Second year after the year: Kimash was destroyed

48b. mu ha-ar-šiki ki-maški hu-ur5-tiki u3 ma-da-bi u4 1-bi ba-hul Year: Harshi, Kimash, Hurti and their territories were destroyed in a single day

48c. mu ki-maški a-ra2 2-kam ba-hul Year: Kimash was destroyed for the second time

48d. mu 2-kam ha-ar-šiki ba-hul Year: Harshi was destroyed for the second time

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Bibliography

Sigrist, René Marcel. 1984. Les sattukku dan l'Ešumeša durant la période d'Isin et Larsa. Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 11. Malibu: Undena Publications.

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