Ningirsu


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Noun1.Ningirsu - Babylonian god in older pantheon: god of war and agriculture
Babylon - the chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia
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2350), who "made a binding agreement with the god Ningirsu that he would never subject the orphan or widow to the powerful.
En fin, eran los dioses de Kadi, Ningirsu y Enlil, a traves de sus voces, los que gobiernan; decian a los hombres que campos debian cultivar, que debian hacer.
2450) comes from the Vulture stele, where the King of Lagash, engaged in battle with his enemy Umma, reports how the god Ningirsu appeared to him in his sleep to reassure him of the good outcome.
refers to the "temple of seven stories," dedicated to Ningirsu, the patron deity of Lagash.
Cuando ya aparecen seres humanos en los mitos, a un gobernante de Lagash, Gudea, le comunica el dios tutelar de la ciudad, Ningirsu, que tiene que seguir sus instrucciones, que ha de construir un templo, para lo cual debe purificar a la ciudad moral y eticamente: que no hubieran ni quejas, ni acusaciones, ni castigos; que las madres no reganaran a sus hijos, y que estos no le alzaran la voz a su madre, que el esclavo no fuera castigado por faltas que hubiera cometido, que no faltaran al respeto, que todos los "sucios" de la ciudad salieran de ahi.
in Anton Moortgat, The Art of Ancient Mesopotamia: The Classical Art of the Ancient Near East (London: Phaidon, 1969), the naked prisoners contained within the net held by Ningirsu on the obverse of the Stele of Vultures (fig.
In this passage the Anunna gods and Gudea were making ritual (purification and dedication) preparations for Ningirsu, the patron deity of Lagash, and his spouse, Baba (or Bau), to enter in and occupy the newly constructed temple.
That such carts were specific to particular cults and ritually tied to the deity to whom the stela is dedicated is suggested by the fact that while both show "bull-men" gatekeepers in divine headgear in the lower portion of the cart, the Gudea images show an Anzu-bird grasping symmetrical prey, an emblem sacred to Ningirsu of Lagash, while the "Ur-Nammu" fragment shows rearing bovids, the sacred bull-calves of Nanna.
d]Nin-gir-su lu-nu-tuk "nobody has one female ass branded with the mark of Ningirsu.
The other detail is Hansen's identification of Anzu as the symbol of Ningirsu (p.
35): "He defeated the cities of Ansan and Elam and brought the booty therefrom to Ningirsu in his Eninnu.
The theology of Lagash revolved around Ningirsu, "the lord of Girsu," the capital city of the Lagash city-state, a leading actor in the outgoing Early Dynastic Period and once again in the late Sargonic Period.