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  • Niels Peter Lemche
    May 18, 2011
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      Fra: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ANE-2@yahoogroups.com] På vegne af Ross Sinclair Caldwell
      Sendt: den 18 maj 2011 15:52
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      Emne: RE: [ANE-2] RE: Sumerian text


      I believe this is the composition now known as "Enki and World Order".





      Langdon's text looks like line 186 of the ETCSL edition - la.ha.ma engur.ra 50.bi


      http://www-etcsl.orient.ox.ac.uk/section1/c113.htm#line182





      Ross Caldwell
      Unaffiliated
      Béziers, France


      > To: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com
      > From: millerb@...
      > Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 12:41:40 +0000
      > Subject: [ANE-2] RE: Sumerian text
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      > Sorry -- the email system messed the font up on my Sumerian of my previous email -- basically "la.ga.ma engur.ra she.bi"
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      > Bob Miller
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      > From: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ANE-2@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Miller, Robert
      > Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:33 AM
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      > Subject: [ANE-2] Sumerian text
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      > I am trying to track down information about a Sumerian text. The text was published in 1917 in Stephen Langdon's Sumerian Liturgical Texts (Univ. of Pennsylvania Museum Publications of the Babylonian Section 10.2) as text #4562 "An Epical Poem on the Origin of Sumerian Civilization," but I can't find if it has been translated more recently. It is extremely fragmentary and has hardly any complete sentences (but a lot of toponyms). My interest is in obv., column 2, line 5: "la.ìa.ma3 engur.ra ðe.bi" (broken before and after), but I'd really just like to know of a modern edition of the text, if anyone has any ideas.
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      > Thank you.
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      > Bob Miller
      > The Catholic University of America
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