An Assurbanipal Hymn for Shamash (1.143)
Light of the great gods, resplendent illuminator of the universe,
Lofty judge, shepherd of the celestial and earthly regions,
As if they were cuneiform signs you watch over all lands with your light!
You are one who does not become tired by divination, daily making the decisions for the denizens of heaven and earth!
At your coming out, blazing fire, all the stars of hea…