publication . Article . 2013

Tummali ajalugu. Mõningaid märkusi muistsete Sumeri kuningate ja nende kuningavõimu ideoloogia kohta

Vladimir Sazonov;
Open Access Estonian
  • Published: 01 Sep 2013 Journal: Mäetagused, volume 54, pages 169-184 (issn: 1406-9938, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum
Abstract
The current short but very important Sumerian literary text, which was written in the Sumerian language at the end of the reign of Ur III (2112–2004 BCE) or at the beginning of the Isin-Larsa epoch (ca 21st or 20th century BCE), consists of only 33 lines.The temple of Tummal is dedicated to the goddess Ninlil, spouse of the god Enlil, who was the main god of Mesopotamia, the protector of kingship, and the king of all deities. Tummal was a very significant sanctuary for Sumerians and played an important role not only in religion, but also in royal ideology. The texts of Tummal Inscription known as “The History of Tummal” mention the rulers of Sumer, who had done ...
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free text keywords: Sumer, kings, temple of Tummal, Enlil, Ninlil, royal ideology, Sumerian religion, sanctuary, propaganda, history, lcsh:Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology, lcsh:GN301-674
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