A Hymn to Nanaya With A Blessing for Sargon II (1.141)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Canonical Compositions; Royal Focus; Royal Hymns

A Hymn to Nanaya With A Blessing for Sargon II (1.141)

Subject: 1 Sam 2:8; Ps 113:7

Obverse

I.1´

[… she grasps in her hand] the naked sword, [the emblem of Nergal], and the pointed axe,

appropriate to the [Pleiades].

Right and left, battle is set in lines.

I.5´

She is the foremost of the gods, whose play is combat, she who leads the coalition of the seven demons.

Musicians of wide repertoire are seated before her, per…

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Livingstone, Alasdair, “A Hymn to Nanaya With A Blessing for Sargon II (1.141)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 24 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_141>



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