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63, 64 ; outside the walls filled with graves of all ages ;
probably the birth-place of Abraham; devoted to the
worship of the moon-god, 65; first ruler, perhaps, Lig-
Bagas, 66, n. ; high state of its arts, learning) and dviliza*
tion; carving, cylindrical seals, inscriptions; language
generalljr Semitic, but Accadian still used ; religion higmy
poetic with respect to rank, descent, and local diaracter <n
deities, 67, 68 ; the ereat gods Anu, Bel, and Hea, 6S.

Ur-hamsi cures Izdubar, 01.

Urtaki, kii^ of Elam, joined Bd-basa, and some petty chiefs in
a plundering expedition into Babylonia, which alarmed
Saul-mugina, 142, 143 ; the Elamites were pursued whilst
retxeating with die spoil, routed and driven across the firon*
tiers by Assur-bani-pal, who soon afterwards conquered
the country, and placed Umman-igas on the throne as a
tributary, 143.

VUL-NIRARI III., en^iged several years in wars with Sjrria.
Media, Dur, and ituha, 108.

Vul-pal-idina restored the walls of Nipur, and rebuilt the temple
at Kisu, loa

Vul-zakir-uzur had some disputes with his Assyrian contem-
poraries, 100.

Winged Monster slain by Izdubar and Heabani, 57.

XisiTHRUS, XisuTHRUS, Hasis-adra, the Babylonian Noah,
38, n. ; residence, 53.

Zabu, the builder of the temples of Samas and Anunit at
Sippara, 75.

Zamama-zikir-idina unable to repress tlie raids of the Elamites
and Assyrians, 94, 95.



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