By Douglas Frayne
The period of time coated via this quantity extends from the accession of Sargon of Akkad to the top of the Gutian interval (2334-2133 BC). during this corpus we discover the 1st vast use of the Akkadian language, in it oldest identified dialect, for royal inscriptions. approximately the entire texts during this quantity are recorded in that language; a number of are in Sumerian, and 4 are bilingual. priceless for the reconstruction of the background of the interval are a handful of huge outdated Babylonian drugs inscribed with collections of the Sargonic kings' triumphal inscriptions. entire transliterations of the person copies of those very important files seem for the 1st time during this volume.
The introductions for the Sargonic kings contain lists of all their recognized 12 months names in addition to short discussions of the most important occasions in their reigns. a brief advent of every description offers its common contents and place of birth. there's a certain catalogue of exemplars, in addition to a quick observation, bibliography, and textual content in transliteration. In microfiche, 'scores' supply transliterations of the person exemplars of the inscriptions.
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Foster. For the type of bowl designated by the term Jen-za-bum of the _colophon, see AHw pp. 1132-33 sub s'abu(rn) and CAD S pp. 105-106 sub Sdbu. 3 v 9, 24, and 28. 6. BIBLIOGRAPHY 191 1 Thureau-Dangin, RA 8 pp. 135-38 (ex. 4, copy, edition) 1914 Poebel, PBS 411 pp. 201-203 no. 34 X (ex. 1, frgm. 1, edition) and p. 215 no. 37 (ex. 3, frgm. 1, edition) 1914 Poebel, PBS 5 pl. XXI no. 34 (ex. 1, frgm. 1, copy) and pl. XXIII no. 36 rev. (ex. 3, frgm. 1, copy) 1923 Legrain, MJ 14 pp. 209 and 220 (ex.
34 (ex. 1, copy) 1929 Barton, RISA pp. 124-25 Rimush 11 (second part) and 12 (first part) (ex. 1, edition) 1961 Gelb, MAD 22 p. 196 Rimus Late Copies no. 1 G (end) and H (ex. 1, study) Caption 1-5) Diorite, duSh-stone and (various) stones which I took ... as booty of Parabium. ). The Egula temple. CPn C P 1963 Hirsch, AfO 20 pp. 12 and 65-66 RimuB b 9 and b 10 (exs. 1-2, edition) 1971 Sollberger and Kupper, IRSA IIA2e (exs. 1-2, translation) 1990 Gelb and Kienast, Konigsinschriften pp. 211-12 and pls.
25 no. 6 (exs. 2-3, study) 1980 E. and H. Klengel, Rocznik Orientalistyczny 4112 pp. 4551 (ex. 4, photo, copy, edition) 1983 Klengel and Marzahn, Sumer, pp. 11-13 and 28 (ex. 4, translation, study) 1989 Potts, Iraq 51 p. 149 Inscription C (exs. 1-2, 4, translation, study) 1990 Gelb and Kienast, Konigsinschriften p. 70 RimuS 5 (exs. I, 3-5) [RimuS, king of the world], TEXT 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) 12) 13) As noted by various commentators, the decorative motifs found on exs. 1 and 4 are typical of the steatite/chlorite vessels from Iran.