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Enuma Anu Enlil text


Lines 2 to 10 read:

2. If with it a cloudbank lies on the right of the sun: the trade in barley and straw will expand.

3. If with it a cloudbank lies to the left of the sun: misfortune

4. If with it a cloudbank lies in front of the sun: the king of Elam [will die]

5. If with it a cloudbank lies behind the sun: the king of the Gutians [will die]

6. If in Pit babi the sun is surrounded by a halo in the morning: there will be a severe heat in the country and the Lamashtu-demon will attack the country.

7. If with it a cloudbank lies to the right of the sun: the king of Eshnunna will die.

8. If with it a cloudbank lies to the left of the sun: the king of Subartu will die and his dynasty will come to an end.

9. If with it a cloudbank lies in front of the sun: the rains from heaven (and) the floods from the depths will dry up.

10. If with it a cloudbank lies behind the sun: the harvest of the land will not be brought in.

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