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A tigii to Inana

A tigi to Inana (Inana E)

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Lady whom Ningal has joyously made attractive with beauty, destruction has been given to you as to a dragon. Inana whom Ningal has joyously made attractive with beauty, destruction has been given to you as to a dragon.

Riding on the south wind, you are she who has received the divine powers from the abzu. You have seated King Ama-ucumgal-ana (Dumuzid) upon your holy dais. Inana, riding on the south wind, you are she who has received the divine powers from the abzu. You have seated King Ama-ucumgal-ana upon your holy dais.

Goddess, you have provided ...... to the hero and made your divine powers excel in heaven. Since your mother's womb, you have wielded the cita mace and the mitum mace. Inana, you have provided ...... to the hero and made your divine powers excel in heaven. Since Ningal's womb, you have wielded the cita mace and the mitum mace.

Towards the king who spends the night in the Land, as towards Utu as he approaches (?), everyone is well-disposed. When he rises at the mountains, the mountains rejoice with you. Towards Ama-ucumgal-ana (Dumuzid) who spends the night in the Land, as towards Utu as he approaches (?), everyone is well-disposed. When he rises at the mountains, the mountains rejoice with you.

My lady, he has been given as your husband -- rejoice with him! Enlil has given a mountain of greatness into your hands. Inana, he has been given as your husband -- rejoice with him! Enlil has given a mountain of greatness into your hands.

Mistress, you have given your strength to him who is king. Ama-ucumgal-ana brings forth radiance for you. Inana, you have given your strength to him who is king. Ama-ucumgal-ana brings forth radiance for you.

When he goes out to the rebel lands, to the distant mountains, he spends his time in the m of battle. When Ama-ucumgal-ana goes out to the distant mountains, he spends his time in the m of battle. He thickens good butter for you, as Utu rises from the fragrant cedar mountains! Ama-ucumgal-ana thickens good butter for you, as Utu rises from the fragrant cedar mountains!

Sa-gida.

Lady whom no one can withstand in battle, great daughter of Suen who rises in heaven and inspires terror, he who for you stands complete in his manhood rejoices in battle as at a festival, and for you he destroys the rebel lands and houses ....... For you Ama-ucumgal-ana, the mighty hero, kills everyone with his shining cita mace.

Inana, lady whom no one can withstand in battle, great daughter of Suen who rises in heaven and inspires terror, he who for you stands complete in his manhood rejoices in battle as at a festival, and for you he destroys the rebel lands and houses ....... For you Ama-ucumgal-ana, the mighty hero, kills everyone with his shining cita mace.

Lady, throughout heaven and earth who knows from you the intentions of your heart, those great matters? All heaven trembles (?) at your word, a double-twined thread which cannot be separated. Your father Enlil has given this to you. Ama-ucumgal-ana competes majestically for you in battle, cutting a swathe like a dragon.

Inana, lady, throughout heaven and earth who knows from you the intentions of your heart, those great matters? All heaven trembles (?) at your word, a double-twined thread which cannot be separated. Your father Enlil has given this to you. Ama-ucumgal-ana competes majestically for you in battle, cutting a swathe like a dragon.

My lady, Ama-ucumgal-ana trusts in you. He cloaks his body as if in your royal robe of office. Monthly at the crescent moon An recreates him for you like Suen. People praise king Ama-ucumgal-ana, the beloved of your heart, like Utu as he rises.

Inana, my lady, Ama-ucumgal-ana trusts in you. He cloaks his body as if in your royal robe of office. Monthly at the crescent moon An recreates him for you like Suen. With you, people praise king Ama-ucumgal-ana like Utu as he rises.

Sa-jara.

A tigi of Inana.

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