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The royal hymns of Shulgi, King of Ur

man"s quest for immortal fame

by Jacob Klein

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Published by American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shulgi, King of Ur -- Poetry.,
  • Sumerian poetry.,
  • Sumerian poetry -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementJacob Klein.
    SeriesTransactions of the American Philosophical Society,, v. 71, pt. 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ4065 .K55 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3788583M
    ISBN 100871697173
    LC Control Number81065929

      Moran, p. Cf. “According to a widely accepted hypothesis, the Sumerian king upon his coronation was adopted as a son by his city’s god or by the god of his ancestors, and thus he was regarded as divine.” Jacob Klein, Shulgi of Ur: King of a Neo-Sumerian Empire, CANE, vol. I & II, p. Thompson, p. : Nozomi Osanai. He is the author of The Royal Hymns of Shulgi King of Ur: Man’s Quest for Immortal Fame and In Those Distant Days: Anthology of Ancient Near Eastern Poetry in Hebrew, and was the chief editor and writer for the Olam HaTanakh commentary on Job.

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    A praise poem of Shulgi (Shulgi P): bibliography Print sources used. Klein, Jacob, The Royal Hymns of Shulgi King of Ur: Man's Quest for Immortal Fame. (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 71) The American Philosophical Society: Philadelphia, commentary, photograph, composite text.   The latter the “fisher king” finds a further connection with the Uruk I dynasty by being credited in one version of the SKL with the capture of Enmebaragesi king of Kish a feat attributed to Gilgamesh in Shulgi O 56–60 (see Klein –).Cited by: 3.


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Text of the "Self-praise of Shulgi" (Shulgi D). Weight of 1 ⁄ 2 mina (actual weight gr.) dedicated by King Shulgi and bearing the emblem of the crescent moon: it was used in the temple of the Moon-God at Ur. Get this from a library. The royal hymns of Shulgi, King of Ur: man's quest for immortal fame.

[Jacob Klein]. Shulgi (𒀭𒂄𒄀 d Šulgi, formerly read as Dungi) of Ur was the second king of the Third Dynasty of Ur during the Sumerian reigned for 48 years, from c. BC (Middle Chronology) or possibly c. – BC (Short Chronology).His accomplishments include the completion of construction of the Great Ziggurat of Ur, begun by his father y: 3rd Dynasty of Ur.

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Toronto Public Library. Three Šulgi Hymns: Sumerian Royal Hymns Glorifying King Šulgi of Ur Bar-Ilan studies in Near Eastern languages and culture: Authors: Jacob Klein, Shulgi (King of Ur.) Publisher: Bar-Ilan University Press, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Jun 2, ISBN:Length: pages: Export.

The Royal Hymns of Shulgi King of Ur: Man's Quest for Immortal Fame JACOB KLEIN ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF ASSYRIOLOGY THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY I N DEPEN DEN CE.

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Royal Hymns of Shulgi King of Ur by Jacob Klein,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). Weight of ½ mina dedicated by King Shulgi and bearing the emblem of the crescent moon: it was used in the temple of the moon-god Nanna at Ur.

Ur III period. (Public Domain) A series of hymns dedicated to Shulgi, roughly contemporaneous with his reign, praise the king’s benevolence, physical might, sexual prowess, and divine parentage. A praise poem of Shulgi (Shulgi B): translation.

To make his name famous for all time until distant days, and to transmit to posterity and the days to come the praise poems of his power, the songs of his might, and the lasting fame of his exceptional intelligence, King Culgi, king of Urim, has brought the songs' latent wisdom before the mighty son of Ninsumun.

Self-praise of Shulgi (Shulgi D) explained. Self-praise of Shulgi (Shulgi D) is a Sumerian myth, written on clay tablets dated to between and BC. Compilation. The myth was discovered on the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, catalogue of the Babylonian section (CBS), tablet number from their excavations at the.

only Ur is represented by all its kings, and these in rather divergent numbers, though the propor-tions are comparable to those established for the Neo-Sumerian royal inscriptions Thus for Ur-Nammu, at least seven separate compositions can now be identified,25 for Shulgi some thirty,26 Apud H.

and H. Frankfort, Before Philosophy. Shulgi B makes the king boast that “the protective deity of my power has perfected the songs of my might.” The poem’s opening verses—“He praises his own power in song”—show that these “songs of my might” are the selfsame royal hymns that Shulgi is.

for his king, (Shulgi, High-Priest & King of Ur, semi-divine grandson to goddess Ninsun) 5. Dungi 6. the puissant prince, 7.

the king of Ur, 8. the king of. Other articles where Shulgi is discussed: ancient Iran: The Old Elamite period: virtual conquest of Elam by Shulgi of the 3rd dynasty of Ur (c. bc). Eventually the Elamites rose in rebellion and overthrew the 3rd Ur dynasty, an event long remembered in Mesopotamian dirges and omen texts.

About the mid 19th century bc, power in Elam passed to a. THREE SULGI HYMNS: SUMERIAN ROYAL HYMNS GLORIFYING KING SULGI OF UR. Jacob Klein. Sulgi, the most outstanding ruler of the Sumerian Ur III Dynasty (ca. B.C.E.), not unlike the Great Alexander of ancient Greece, is depicted by his court poets as a unique combination of a military hero, a charismatic political leader, a sage and an.

Shulgi of Ur: Life, Deeds, Ideology and Legacy of a Mesopotamian Ruler As Reflected Primarily in Literary Texts, PhD diss., SOAS (University of London), | Ludek Vacin | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. U.S. Army soldiers explore the ancient City of UAncient City of Ur, exploring the Tombs of King Shulgi, builder of the Ziggurat of Ur.

This video broadcast at various times on Armed Forces Network. Preparation of a corpus of Sumerian royal hymns, Pertaining to king Shulgi of Ur (ca.

B.C.E.). Preparation of a revised edition of the Sumerian wisdom composition "Man and his God" (the Sumerian Job motif). Writing a commentary on the Biblical Book of Lamentations (to be published in the series Mikrah Leyisrael, ed. Shmuel Ahituv). My sag-ur-sag priests gazed at me (with astonishment): In Nippur and Ur, in one day, I celebrated their e s e s-festival!

Source: Jacob Klein, 'The Royal Hymns of Shulgi King of Or: Man's Quest for Immortal Fame' (Transactions on the American Philosophical Society, vol. 71, part 7, ) It is certainly possible that the king could have.HYMN OF PRAISE TO SHULGI. From: History begins at Sumer, by Samuel Noah Kramer, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, Shulgi, the son of Ur-Nammu, the founder of the Third Dynasty of Ur, is one of the more renowned kings of Sumer, whose reign endured for almost half a century.Sumerian Royal Hymns Glorifying King Šulgi of Ur (Ramat-Gan, ) and idem, The Royal Hymns of Shulgi King of Ur: Man's Quest for Immortal Fame (Philadelphia, ).

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