Sippar


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Sippar

(sĭpär`), ancient city of N Babylonia, on the Euphrates in present Iraq, 20 mi (32 km) SW of Baghdad. It was one of the capitals of Sargon and had a great temple to the sungod Shamash. Excavations begun in 1882 have yielded thousands of inscribed clay tablets.
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The book under review sets out to examine various aspects of the armed forces in the city of Sippar, based on the materials from the Ebabbar archive.
Tender notice number : RD 16000-R Sippar Jamalpur Minor (Extn.
While the rape-murder had initially been attributed to local anti-Iraqi forces by the neighbors who had responded to the fire, the news that it had in fact been perpetrated by Americans solidified the Janabi tribal allegiance to AQI in Iraq, enabling the establishment of a full-fledged training facility in the ruins of ancient Sippar and the village.
Tender notice number : Lining of W/C O/L RD 15400-L Sippar Jamalpur Minor
Even though its fragmentary nature prevents a proper reconstruction, (25) it is clear that the term sanis in the Sippar commentary (1.
Das Onomastikon der Beamten am neubabylonischen Ebabbar-Tempel in Sippar.
56: who serves as temple overseer of Sippar, Nippur, or Babylon,
Finally he states that most texts come from Sippar, and a few from Babylon.
Al-Rawi of the SB Atrabasis texts from Sippar ("Tablets from the Sippar Library VI: Atra-Hasis," Iraq 58 11996]: 147-90), with new evidence for and a discussion of the DN's reading in the later period and, to a lesser extent, already in the OB version (ibid.
Les etrangers dans les textes paleobabyloniens tardifs de Sippar (Abi-esuh-Samsuditana), pt.
2) The Awil-Sin to whom the first Beltani is married may be the same man known from two substantially earlier documents, both also from Sippar.
2) overlapping identities of several deities (Ninurta's body or Marduk's attributes were identified with various, distinct gods; Enuma elis identifies Marduk with Ellil and Ea); 3) individual gods embodied simultaneously in various corporeal manifestations (Shamash was the heavenly solar disc, but also the cult statue standing in his temple(s) in Sippar or Larsa).