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Year names of Rîm-Anum

These year-names are based on Seri, "The House of Prisoners", (SANER 2, p. 3, 2013)

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1. mu dri-im-da-nu-um lugal-e
Year: "Rîm-Anum (became) king"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Rîm-Anum 1

2a. mu ri-im-da-nu-um lugal-e unuki-ga u3 a2-dam-bi ug3 suh3-a-bi si bi2-in-si-sa2 mi-ni-ib-gi4
Year: "Rîm-Anum, the king of Uruk and its countryside, reorganized the scattered population"

2b. mu ri-im-da-nu-um lugal-e numun-da-ri2 nam-en-na-ke4
Year: "Rîm-Anum, the king, lasting offspring of kingship"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Rîm-Anum 2

3. mu ri-im-da-nu-um lugal-e ma-da e-mu-ut-ba-lum ugnim eš3-nun-na i3-si-inki ka-zal-lu e-ne-bi-ta-gin7 unuki-še3 me3-a in-ši-sug2-eš-am3 gar3-dar erin2-na-bi mi-ni-in-gar-ra nig2-ul-du3-a-ta unuki sahar-ra la-ba-dub-ab-ba sahar ba-dub-ba-a-ba mi-ni-in-šar2-šar2-re nam-a2-gal2-la-a-ni kalam-ma mi-ni-in-ri-a
Year: "The year in which King Rîm-Anum, the (forces of) the land of Emutbalum, the armies of Ešnunna, Isin and Kazallu, as if all together (with him), having presented themselves at Uruk for war, inflicted a defeat upon their troops. Since time immemorial Uruk had never experienced (such) a dust storm (raised by a foreign army), but after the dust storm settled, he slaughtered (all of them) and by his power ejected (them all) from the homeland"

click here for CDLI entries dated to Rîm-Anum 3

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