A-tra-hasis ( A simple Inquiry )


   

“I will be sharing 40 lines translation of the A-tra-hasis, Enuma-Elis, and all the Sumerian tablets everyday and hopefully the people of this lands will come to understand that they have a shared glorious history, second to none”


  • (……..) means that the it is missing.
  • (xxxxx) means that it is not clear.
  • Tigrigna translation coming soon.


Tablet 1 – Column 1

      

(1) As for them, who spend their day, (2) saying he is not here, those who say, he corrupted people, (3) the people were corrupted by the priests, (4) they wanted to conceal the warnings, filthy offerings tormented (5) a quarter of them. The Annuna-ku, the humanity (6) they said, they wanted to assist the Igigi  (7) Anu then built a foundation, (8) the prince then, he changed, and made Enlil, (9) he set free Ninurta, (10) his child then Ennugi, (11) ravens also he had, the ravens at that time, (12) when he raised his hand, whatever he ordered (13) if Anu says, I am thirsty at that time, (14)..xxx….and those who said drink, at that time, (15) he ensnared them, tied them, and killed them (16) As for those enemies of Enki, he plucked out (17) Anu got drunk, those who said at that moment, (18) Enki came, at that moment in a burning wood, he slayed them. (19) …is……..the Listener (20) ………..he said, the Igigi (21) ……….I won’t select them (22) ………..even if my friends die, (23) ………..I won’t select them, (24) … ………even if my friends die, (25) …………and when he saw the hands of the guards, (26) …………He sealed it. (27) ….sheltered (28) ….what happened (29) …XX.. when he died (30) …and the one who died. (31) ….. Relatives at that time, (32)  …..They identified his head. (33) …….. it became brighter, (34) the devotion he wished at that time, people spoiled it. (35) …….then sacrificed forty (36) the devotion he wished at that time, people spoiled it. (37) ….xxx…40. the devotion being neglected , when he saw (38) ………..those who said, they wanted, he came to see, (39) he surprisingly attacked them, and cut off their body parts. (40) And the one who gave the order, who was going to be sent, (41) ….xxx….to the feast, Ini (short for the Annuna-ku) prohibited him, (42) from, them, some wanted then, for him to be hanged, (43)….xxx…. Master of the oil fields (44) and who became Ini, the frugality of the people of that time (45) Enlil, Master of the oil fields (46) who became, he stripped the people at that time, (47) …xxx…to be harmful, he didn’t want to, (48) and the disagreement at that time of cattle, (49) …..xxx…the big feast, did you see ?

Still Column 1

1 – …………Ini , he forgot,

2 – …………..and broke the lime,

3 – ……….fight, he refused at that time,

4 – the disagreement at that time,  about the rebel brother at that time,

5 – ………xxx….the big feast, did you see it ?

6 – ……… at that time, what Enlil became,

7 – ……… then and there, then,

8 – ……..xxx….avaricious…….

57 – Enlil, Master of the oil fields,

58 – who became, he stripped the people at that time,

59 –  Enlil, Master of the oil fields,

60 – who became, he stripped the people at that time,

61 – Annu to the nine who were offended,

62 – he got  hold of them, and they say that he made them eat crow’s,


Tablet 1 – Column 1

1 – …………eyes, what have seen then,

2 – …………..there was a small bull,

3 – ……….when they fought each other,

4 – the disagreement at that time, is he said he wouldn’t lie

5 – ………Guzale the great, if they see him. ??

6 – ……… at that time, Enlil measured,

7 – ……… then and there, then,

8 – ……..xxx….he knew …….

57 – and he was the chief of the bitumen,

58 – and what happened was, the thriftiness of the people of that time.

59 – Enlil was the chief of the bitumen,

60 – and what happened was, the thriftiness of the people of that time.

61 – Annu then, got up and went in, those offended

62 – he got  hold of them, and they say that he made them eat a crow,

63 – he said it is because he was thirsty, he cut him off,

64 – and at that time, the bees sting his hands,

65 – honey on his head, then tasted the

66 –  wicked people, what they did at that time,

67 – his uncle then,

68 – who was heartbroken by what had happened, it happened,

69 – at that time, he wished for the Bitumen of Enlil,

70 – it looked like prison. They came to lock up

71 – my brother’s house. he said Eyoels hand,

72 – looks like he is imprisoned, they came to lock up

73 – and I have to change my brother. It was Enlil, when Eyoel

74 – put his hand to know, he didn’t allow it.

75 – those in the house were angry then, disregard…xxx …

76 – the one who stopped your hands, Nusku,

77 – The curses that were heard then………

78 – Nusku, he accepted her hand, then

79 – and she is for me, to be my wife, then.

80 – Say, to your brother, his house

81 – offering they forget, in the name of the great.

82 – Say, to your brother, his house

83 – offering they forget, in the name to the great

84 –  Enlil …xxx….. Do I lose ? People stood up then,

85 – And Enlil , fight, he refused, at that time,

86 – and he spoiled, the liquid pitch of Nusku,

87 -Nusku raising his hand, by your father,

88 – wicked learned men, order for their forgiveness,

89 – Nusku raises his hand,  by the Father, then

90 – don’t confine the learned men, Enlil ordered their forgiveness,

91 – And Nusku, fight he refused  at that time,

92 – and then, bitumen of Enlil, he changed it,

93 – he said, he noticed you alone,

94 – his sorcerer have seen who you are, doing malice then at the Sycamore tree

95 – Enlil , he noticed you alone

96 – his sorcerer have seen who you are, doing malice then at the Sycamore tree

97 – People also saw, at that time, people helping him at that time,

98 – Enki heard about what happened, he forgave him, then

99 – People also saw, at that time, those who helped him at that time,

100 – Enki about what happened, he forgave them, then

101 – wife of Anu, Sarri heard,

102 – Sarri at that time, Enki when he saw her,

103 – four of the Annunaki are waiting,

104 – Enlil entered at that time, ….he became jealous,

105 – Enlil fight, he refused at that time.

106 – at that time, the disagreement with the four of them,

107 – at that time, he entered to fight,

108 – he grabbed them to fight, then ………

109 – to Mina, we have married you

110 – offerings he didn’t forget, it was great,

111 – Anu fight, he refused at that time,

112 – at that time the disagreement, bitumen of Enlil,

113 – then he cut off the Igigi,

114 – they told him by the great,

115 – for the name of Nusku ….

116 – he was defeated …..

117 – I saw ……

118 – When Enlil fight, he refused time,

119 – at that time the liquid pitch, he spoiled of Nusku,

120 – Nusku, he sent, by the father,

121 – the corrupt learned men…..

122 – when he selected, he named another

123 – when he came, this ………..

124 – people saw from there, Anu

125 – became the owner of the Qurad of Enlil,

126 – the house became for Ninurta,

127 –  the palisade became to Ennugi,

128 – who is the one…….giving offering ?

129 – who is the one ……….. accepting?

130 – who is the one, surprisingly who were offended ?

131 – he accepted ….xxx

132 – ina ….xxx

133 – could …..xxx to Enlil

134 – just to get back at nusku, he selected another one,

135 – …..xxx at that time

136 – The people watched, what happened there to Anu,

137 – He became the chief of the bitumen of Enlil,

138 – the house became to Ninurta,

139 – The palisade became to Ennugi,

140 – who is the one ……. giving offering  ?

141 – who is the one ……accepting ?

142 – who is the one, surprisingly offended ?

143 – the offering … xx

144 – We are ….xx

145 – refused ………to Enlil,

146 – everyone selected the other , he told why he was offended.

147 – he became lower ….xx….

148 –  he became a messenger

149 – people laughed, when they saw his skilled hand work,

150 – A Cube they wanted, they wanted to, he advised them of the torment,

151 – all of them, they said we want another one,

152 – the one who said to Anu, xxx ….it is the year of enlil,

153 – Nusku, of those who perished, he will settle the debts ….

154 – being stubborn, …x…

155 – alright, I will ……Ann

156 – sent ……xxx… that,

157 – at that time ….. Four of them,

158 – this ….way,

159 – everyone said they wanted someone else, except Mami

160 – and he told her, why he was offended,


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