Middle Babylonian (c. 1500-1000 BC)


Assyria

Catalogues

MA catalogue from Aššur

Didactic compositions

The instructions of Šuruppag (All attestations ...)

Divine hymns

A hymn to Ninurta with ethical instructions (All attestations ...)
Ninisina's journey to Nibru: a šir-namšub to Ninisina (Ninisina C) (All attestations ...)

Divine narratives

Ninurta's exploits: a šir-sud (?) to Ninurta (All attestations ...)
Ninurta's return to Nibru: a šir-gida to Ninurta (All attestations ...)
The creation of mankind (All attestations ...)

Proverbs

Proverbs (VAT 10251 etc.) (All attestations ...)
Proverbs (VAT 10810 etc.) (All attestations ...)

Royal hymns

A praise poem of Tukulti-Ninurta I (?)

Undetermined

BM 134793 etc. (Untitled composition) (All attestations ...)
VAT 10066 (Untitled composition)

Babylonia

Catalogues

MB (?) catalogue from Nippur

Didactic compositions

Counsels of wisdom (All attestations ...)
The instructions of Šuruppag (All attestations ...)

Divine hymns

A hymn to Inana (Inana C) (All attestations ...)
A litigant's prayer

Divine narratives

Enlil and Ninlil (All attestations ...)
Enlil and Sud (All attestations ...)
Inana and An (All attestations ...)
Inana's descent to the nether world (All attestations ...)
Ninurta's exploits: a šir-sud (?) to Ninurta (All attestations ...)
Ninurta's return to Nibru: a šir-gida to Ninurta (All attestations ...)

Proverbs

A proverb (CBS 4615)
A proverb (CBS 8039)
A proverb (Ni 679)
Proverbs (N 3395)
Proverbs (N 5447)
Proverbs (UM 29-16-561)

Royal hymns

A tigi to Enlil for Ur-Namma (Ur-Namma B) (All attestations ...)
A fragmentary praise poem of Ḫammu-rābi (All attestations ...)
A praise poem of Lipit-Eštar (Lipit-Eštar A) (All attestations ...)
Lipit-Eštar and the plough (Lipit-Eštar F) (All attestations ...)
The instructions of Ur-Ninurta (Ur-Ninurta G) (All attestations ...)

Royal narratives

A narrative featuring Sargon

Short tales

The fowler and his wife (All attestations ...)
The three ox-drivers from Adab (All attestations ...)

Types of song

The song of the ploghing oxen: an ululumama to Ninurta (All attestations ...)

Undetermined

12 N 580 (Untitled composition)
12 N 587 (Untitled composition)
12 N 589 (Untitled composition)
12 N 597 (Untitled composition)
12 N 599 (Untitled composition)
12 N 653 (Untitled composition)
12 N 655 (Untitled composition)
2N-T345 (Untitled composition)
2N-T348 (Untitled composition)
2N-T357 (Untitled composition)
2N-T363 (Untitled composition)
2N-T364 (Untitled composition)
3N-T195 (Untitled composition)
BM 81700 (Untitled composition)
CBS 1422 (Untitled composition)
CBS 19831 (Untitled composition)
CBS 3558 (Untitled composition)
CBS 7133 (Untitled composition)
CBS 7884 (Untitled composition)
N 3783+ (Untitled composition)
N 4529 (Untitled composition)
Ni 11341 (Untitled composition)
UM 29-13-322 (Untitled composition)
UM 29-13-543 (Untitled composition)
UM 29-15-944 (Untitled composition)
UM 29-16-383 (Untitled composition)
VAT 17223 (Untitled composition)
VAT 17224 (Untitled composition)
VAT 17357 (Untitled composition)
VAT 17460 (Untitled composition)
VAT 17563 (Untitled composition)

Periphery

Didactic compositions

The instructions of Šuruppag (All attestations ...)

Divine hymns

A hymn to Iškur

Letter-prayers

Letter from a king to the god Utu (All attestations ...)

Letters

Letter from Šulgi to Išbi-Erra about the purchase of grain
Letter from Šulgi to Puzur-Šulgi about the fortress Igi-ḫursaĝa (All attestations ...)
Letter from Lugal-ibila to Lugal-nesaĝ (All attestations ...)

Lu-diĝira compositions

The message of Lu-diĝira to his mother (All attestations ...)

Reflective compositions

The poem of early rulers (All attestations ...)

Royal hymns

A prayer for a king

School stories

Instructions of a scholar (E-dub-ba-a E) (All attestations ...)

Short tales

A tale of a fowler (All attestations ...)
Enlil and Nam-zid-tara (All attestations ...)

Undetermined

KUB 4 23 (Untitled composition)
KUB 4 26+ (Untitled composition)
Msk 74103f etc. (Untitled composition)
Msk 74143e (Untitled composition)
Msk 74159c (Untitled composition)
RS 26.141 (Untitled composition)
RS 26.143 (Untitled composition)