1. vxp

    The name of Šubši-mašrâ-šakkan of the Ludlul bēl nēmeqi

    Dear forum, the (as it would appear) protagonist of the Sumero-Akkadian/Babylonian/Mesopotamian poem "Ludlul bēl nēmeqi" carries the name of Šubši-mašrâ-šakkan, which none of the sources available to me provide a translation of. Šakkan, particularly as it appears to have been transcribed...
  2. D

    Akkadian: "Pa" and "χut" = Dayspring?

    At this website: Richard Hinckley Allen • Star Names: Their Lore and Meaning ...they have separate pages on each of the major constellations, about the constellations' lore and names in various cultures, such as this one on Sagittarius: LacusCurtius • Allen's Star Names — Sagittarius That...