Three Inscriptions of Nabopolassar, King of Babylonia (B. C. 625-604)

@article{BruceThreeIO,
  title={Three Inscriptions of Nabopolassar, King of Babylonia (B. C. 625-604)},
  author={Preston P. Bruce},
  journal={The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures},
  volume={16},
  pages={178 - 186}
}
  • Preston P. Bruce
  • Published 1 April 1900
  • History
  • The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures
No. I of the inscriptions published below in transcription and translation is from the text published by Hilprecht in his Old Babylonian Inscriptions, Chiefly from Nippur, Part I (1893), 32 sq., No. 84, cited in Delitzsch, HWB., Preface, p. vii, as NABOPOL. HILPR.' The original is inscribed on a "pointed clay cylinder," described by Hilprecht as a "cylinder of baked clay, cartridgeshaped, hollow, small hole at the top, .... height 15.2, diameter of base 8.85, diameter of hole 2.2." The cylinder…