Sentence Examples


  • The so-called " Sumerian Family Laws " are thus preserved.
  • He was followed by a dynasty of 11 Sumerian kings, who are said to have reigned for 368 years, a number which must be much exaggerated.
  • Indeed Sumerian continued to be the language of religion and law long after the Semites had become the ruling race.
  • This dynasty of Ur was Semitic, not Sumerian, notwithstanding the name of Dungi.
  • Samas-sum-yukin became more Babylonian than his subjects; the viceroy claimed to be the successor of the monarchs whose empire had once stretched to the Mediterranean; even the Sumerian language was revived as the official tongue, and a revolt broke out which shook the Assyrian empire to its foundations.