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Akkadian Incantation of Use in Nola During Mardi Gras Week

February 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Poetry Cuisine, Uncategorized

AGAINST HUNGER AND THIRST

 

Stars, I arrest you!

Sky, I arrest you!

Earth, I arrest you!

Anu, I arrest you!

Enlil, I arrest you!

Until I get my food and drink

in: Benjamin R. Foster, Before the Muses, An Anthology of Akkadian literature.

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