Rim-Sin (2.102C)
(285 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Early Old Babylonian Inscriptions

Commentary

A Sumerian cone inscription from Ur records Rim-Sin’s construction of the temple of Ninsiʾana, here taken to be a male deity, who (as noted, see  COS COSB.2.139A) was likely a manifestation of the planet Venus as “Morning Star.”

Rim-Sin (2.102C)

(1–16) For the god Ninsiʾana, god whose station shines from clear heaven, whose light shines f…

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“Rim-Sin (2.102C)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_102C>



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