A New Boundary Stone of Nebuchadrezzar I. from Nippur: With a Concordance of Proper Names and a Glossary of the Kudurru Inscriptions Thus Far Published

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University of Pennsylvania, 1907 - 323 من الصفحات

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الصفحة ii - THE EDITOR determines the material to constitute a volume and reports to the Committee of Publication on the general merits of the manuscript and autograph plates submitted for publication; but the Editor is not responsible for the views expressed by the writer.
الصفحة 329 - Vol. IX: Business Documents of Murashu Sons of Nippur, dated in the Reign of Artaxerxes I, by HV Hilprecht and AT Clay, 1898, $6.00.
الصفحة 153 - ... demon and may he burn his root. Whoever removes this stone, in the dust hides it, burns it with fire, casts it into water, shuts it up in an enclosure, causes a fool, a deaf man, an idiot to take it, places it in an invisible place, may the great gods, who upon this stone are mentioned by their names, curse him with an evil curse, tear out his foundation and destroy his seed."1 Super- In Africa also superstition is a powerful ally of the rights an"aM ^f of P"vate property.
الصفحة 62 - May he tear out his boundary stone, destroy his name, his seed, his offspring, his descendants from the mouth of men, and may he not let him have a son 205 and a pourer of water.
الصفحة 110 - ... these Stars descends to them that are of the lowest, like a Messenger sent from them above; and then again another ascends from those below to them above, and that this is their constant natural motion to continue for ever. The chief of these Gods, they say, are Twelve in number, to each of which they attribute a Month, and one Sign of the Twelve in the Zodiack.
الصفحة 67 - NIN.IB and Gula: May they look upon him in anger, and with a curse, from which there is no escape, curse him, tear out his boundary stone, snatch away his seed in misery, and in poor bodily health may he end the few days which he has to live (izzis likkilmtisu arrat la pa$ari liruriisu kudurrasu lissubfl, zSrisu lilqutu(m) ina limutti u ld-tub sSri adi timi istiti sa balta liqtima, IV R.
الصفحة v - When we realize that these symbols are the oldest astronomical charts which are in existence, they arc seen to possess an unusual importance. The attempt seemed, therefore, warranted to secure, if possible, a complete collection of all the symbols and to present them in the form of an astronomical atlas. This original plan, however, had to be given up, because the Museums of Berlin and London declined to permit the publication of the material in their. possession, inasmuch as it had been "reserved...
الصفحة 64 - III, 6-8). d. May he clothe his whole body with never yielding leprosy, so that he may not be clean till the day of his death, but, like a wild ass, stretch himself out at the wall of his city...
الصفحة v - As a result the author was compelled to restrict himself to a collection of all the material that had been published thus far. In the case of the boundary stones discovered by the French at Susa, and now preserved in the Louvre at Paris, photographs of several originals were secured through the kind assistance of Dr.
الصفحة 68 - VI, 23-25). c. May they curse him with a curse that is without escape, and may they not prolong his life a single day, may they not let him, his name, his seed live, may they appoint days of drought, years of famine for him as his fate, before god, king, lord and prince may his whining be long and may he end in misery...

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