MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/related; boundary="----=_NextPart_01CF19E2.BF53FED0" Ce document est une page Web ŕ fichier unique, ou fichier archive Web. Si ce message est affiché, votre navigateur ou votre éditeur ne prend pas en charge les fichiers archives Web. Téléchargez un navigateur qui prend en charge les archives Web, par exemple Windows® Internet Explorer®. ------=_NextPart_01CF19E2.BF53FED0 Content-Location: file:///C:/59873C83/The-shumunda-grass-Oxford-Translation-3rd-Millennium-BC.htm Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Type: text/html; charset="windows-1252" The shumunda grass, Oxford Translation, 3rd Millennium BC

The šum= unda grass

(Sumerian text, 3rd= Millennium BC, University of Oxford translation, The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature)

The ab= ba instructed, the ab= ba instructed:

When the rain rained, = when walls were demolished, when it rained potsherds and fireballs, when one per= son confronted another defiantly, when there was copulation, he also copulated, when there was kissing, he also kissed. When the rain said: "I will rain," when the wall said: "I will rain (scribal error for 'demolish' ?)", when the flood said: "I will sweep everything away" Heaven impregnated, Earth ga= ve birth, she gave birth also to the šumunda grass. Earth gave bir= th, Heaven impregnated, she gave birth also to the = šumunda grass.

His luxuriant reeds ca= rry fire. They who defied it, who defied it, the umma who had survived that day, the ab= ba who had survived that day, the chief ga= la priest who had surviv= ed that year, whoever had survived the Flood, the = šumunda grass crushed them wi= th labour, crushed them with labour= , made them crouch in the dust.

The šu= munda grass is a fire carri= er, he cannot be tied into bundles, the grass cannot be shifted, the grass cann= ot be loosened, the grass cannot be loosened. When = built into a booth, one moment he stands up, one moment he lies down. Having kind= led a fire, he spreads it wide. The šumunda grass's habitat is among his bitter waters. He butts about (saying= ): "I will start, I will start a fire."

He set fire to the bas= e of the E-ana, there he was bound, = there he was fettered. When he protested, Inana seized a raven there and set it on top of him. The shepherd abando= ned his sheep in their enclosure. Inana seized the raven there.<= /p>

When the rain had rain= ed, when walls had been demolished, when it rained potsherds and fireballs, whe= n Dumuzid was defied, the rain rained, walls were demolished, the cowpen was demolished, the sheepfold was ripped out, = wild flood-waters were hurled against the rivers, wild rains were hurled against the marshes. By the …… of the Tigris and the Euphrates, of the Tigris and the Euphrates, long grass grew, long grass …….

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He tied him into bundl= es, he shifted him, he …… šumunda grass, the fire-carrier. He bundled up the šumunda grass, the fire carri= er, bundled up the fire carrier. The launderer who made her garments clean asks her, Inana, the carpenter who gave her the spindle to hold in her hand (asks he= r), Inana, the potter who fashioned pots and jugs (asks her), Inana. The potter gave her holy drinking vessels, the shepherd brought h= er his sheep, the shepherd brought her his sheep, he asks her. He brought her all kinds of luxuriant plants, as if it were the harves= t.

Her voice reached Heaven, her voice reached Earth, her resounding c= ry covered the horizon like a garment, was spread over it like a cloth, she hu= rled fierce winds at the head of the šumunda grass (saying): "Šumunda gras= s, your name ……. You shall be a plant ……. You shall be a hateful plant ……. Your name ……."

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