Sumerian Literature

Le Istruzioni di Shuruppak – Testo integrale in Inglese

Le Istruzioni di Shuruppak – Testo integrale in Inglese

Ancient Books, Books, Literature, Sumerian Literature
1-13 In those days, in those far remote days, in those nights, in those faraway nights, in those years, in those far remote years, at that time the wise one who knew how to speak in elaborate words lived in the Land; Curuppag, the wise one, who knew how to speak with elaborate words lived in the Land. Curuppag gave instructions to his son; Curuppag, the son of Ubara-Tutu gave instructions to his son Zi-ud-sura: My son, let me give you instructions: you should pay attention! Zi-ud-sura, let me speak a word to you: you should pay attention! Do not neglect my instructions! Do not transgress the words I speak! The instructions of an old man are precious; you should comply with them! 14You should not buy a donkey which brays; it will split (?) your midriff (?). 15-18You should not locate a fiel...
Instructions of Shuruppak – Full Text English Translation

Instructions of Shuruppak – Full Text English Translation

Ancient Books, Books, Literature, Sumerian Literature
1-13 In those days, in those far remote days, in those nights, in those faraway nights, in those years, in those far remote years, at that time the wise one who knew how to speak in elaborate words lived in the Land; Curuppag, the wise one, who knew how to speak with elaborate words lived in the Land. Curuppag gave instructions to his son; Curuppag, the son of Ubara-Tutu gave instructions to his son Zi-ud-sura: My son, let me give you instructions: you should pay attention! Zi-ud-sura, let me speak a word to you: you should pay attention! Do not neglect my instructions! Do not transgress the words I speak! The instructions of an old man are precious; you should comply with them! 14You should not buy a donkey which brays; it will split (?) your midriff (?). 15-18You should not locate a fiel...