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Esarhaddon’s Heidel Prism (Nineveh B) (4.40)
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(i.1–13) Palace of Esarhaddon, great king, mighty king, king of totality, king of the land of Assyria, governor of Babylon, king of the land of Sumer and Akkad, son of Sennacherib, king of the land of Assyria, son of Sargon, king of the land of Assyria, the king who, by the encouragement of Aššur, Sîn, Šamaš, Nabû, Marduk, Ištar of Nineveh, (and) Ištar of Arbela, the great gods, his lords, went again and again from the rising of the sun (east) to the setting of the sun (west), and has no rival.

(i.14–37) Conqueror of the city of Sidon, which is in the middle of the sea; who flattens al…

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Hurowitz, Victor Avigdor, “Esarhaddon’s Heidel Prism (Nineveh B) (4.40)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2017

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