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t.e. 1't.e. 1'

ina a-mat dEN u dGAŠAN-ia₂ liš-lim

(t.e. 1) At the command of Bel and Beltija may it go well.

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o i 1'o i 1'

MU 1+ŠU.KAM

(o i 1) Year 60,

o i 2'2'

I.an-ti-ʾu-uk-su LUGAL

(o i 2) king Antiochus.

o i 3'3'

DU₆ 13.50 ŠU₂ u na

(o i 3) Month VII, ‘moonset to sunrise’ plus ‘sunrise to moonset’: 13° 50'.

o i 4'4'

6.30 ME u GE₆

(o i 4) ‘moonrise to sunset’ plus ‘sunset to moonrise’: 30'.

o i 5'5'

APIN 13.20 ŠU₂ u na

(o i 5) Month VIII, ‘moonset to sunrise’ plus ‘sunrise to moonset’: 13° 20'.

o i 6'6'

x ME u GE₆

(o i 6) ‘moonrise to sunset’ plus ‘sunset to moonrise’: ...

o i 7'7'

[GAN] 13.50 ŠU₂ u na

(o i 7) [Month IX,] ‘moonset to sunrise’ plus ‘sunrise to moonset’: 13° 50'.

o i 8'8'

[x]+20 ME u GE₆

(o i 8) ‘moonrise to sunset’ plus ‘sunset to moonrise’: [x]+20'.

o i 9'9'

AB 10+[x] ŠU₂ u na

(o i 9) Month X, ‘moonset to sunrise’ plus ‘sunrise to moonset’: 10+[]

o i 10'10'

13 ME [u] GE₆

(o i 10) ‘moonrise to sunset’ plus ‘sunset to moonrise’: 13°.

o i 11'11'

ZIZ₂ 11.20 ŠU₂ u na

(o i 11) Month XI, ‘moonset to sunrise’ plus ‘sunrise to moonset’: 11° 20'.

o i 12'12'

14.10 ME u GE₆

(o i 12) ‘moonrise to sunset’ plus ‘sunset to moonrise’: 14° 10'.

o i 13'13'

ŠE 9.10 ŠU₂ u na

(o i 13) Month XII, ‘moonset to sunrise’ plus ‘sunrise to moonset’: 10'.

o i 14'14'

13.20 ME u GE₆

(o i 14) ‘moonrise to sunset’ plus ‘sunset to moonrise’: 13° 20'.


o i 15'15'

MU 1+ŠU.1.KAM

(o i 15) Year 61,

o i 16'16'

I.an-ti-ʾu-uk-su LUGAL

(o i 16) king Antiochus.

o i 17'17'

GU₄ GE₆ 29

(o i 17) Month II, night of the 29th,

o i 18'18'

AN.KU₁₀ šamaš₂ BAR DIB

(o i 18) solar eclipse, BAR, omitted.

o i 19'19'

in 10 GE₆ ana ZALAG₂

(o i 19) At 10° before sunrise.

o i 20'20'

SIG 14 AN.KU₁₀ sin

(o i 20) Month III, the 14th, lunar eclipse

o i 21'21'

[x] x [x x] DIB

(o i 21) [...] ... [...] omitted.

o i 22'22'

[in] x ME ana ŠU₂ šamaš₂

(o i 22) [At] ... before sunset.

o i 23'23'

[x] GE₆ 29

(o i 23) [..., ni]ght of the 29th,

o i 24'24'

[AN.KU₁₀] šamaš₂ ša₂ DIB

(o i 24) solar [eclipse] which was omitted.

o i 25'25'

[in 1].⸢24⸣ GE₆ ana ZALAG₂

(o i 25) [At 8] before sunrise.

o i 26'26'

[GAN GE₆] ⸢13⸣

(o i 26) [Month IX, night of the 1]3th,

o i 27'27'

[x x] TIL⸣-ti₃ GAR

(o i 27) [...] it made a total (eclipse).

o i 28'28'

[...] x

(o i 28) [...] ...

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o ii 1'o ii 1'

MU 1+ŠU.1.KAM

(o ii 1) Year 61,

o ii 2'2'

I.an-ti-ʾu-uk-su LUGAL

(o ii 2) king Antiochus.

o ii 3'3'

BAR 30 20.50 x DIR NU PAP

(o ii 3) Month I, (the 1st of which was identical with) the 30th (of the preceding month, sunset to moonset:) 20° 50'; ... clouds, I did not watch.

o ii 4'4'

13 6 ŠU₂ DIR NU PAP

(o ii 4) The 13th, moonset to sunrise: ; clouds, I did not watch.

o ii 5'5'

14 3 na DIR NU PAP

(o ii 5) The 14th, sunrise to moonset: ; clouds, I did not watch.

o ii 6'6'

15 3.30 ME DIR NU PAP

(o ii 6) The 15th, moonrise to sunset: 30'; clouds, I did not watch.

o ii 7'7'

16 13 GE₆ DIR NU PAP

(o ii 7) The 16th, sunset to moonrise: 13°; clouds, I did not watch.

o ii 8'8'

27 9? KUR

(o ii 8) The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: ?.

o ii 9'9'

GU₄ 30 13.50 DIR NU PAP

(o ii 9) Month II, (the 1st of which was identical with) the 30th (of the preceding month, sunset to moonset:) 13° 50'; clouds, I did not watch.

o ii 10'10'

14 4?.20 ŠU₂ DIR NU PAP

(o ii 10) The 14th, moonset to sunrise: ? 20'; clouds, I did not watch.

o ii 11'11'

⸢15⸣ [x?].10 ME DIR NU PAP

(o ii 11) The 15th, moonrise to sunset: [?] 10'; clouds, I did not watch.

o ii 12'12'

15 4.20 na muš

(o ii 12) The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 20'?; measured.

o ii 13'13'

16 5 GE₆

(o ii 13) The 16th, sunset to moonrise: .

o ii 14'14'

27 15.30 KUR

(o ii 14) The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 15° 30’.

o ii 15'15'

SIG 1 22 muš

(o ii 15) Month III, the 1st (of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonrise:) 22°; measured

o ii 16'16'

14 2.50 ŠU₂

(o ii 16) The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 50'.

o ii 17'17'

15 10 NINDA ME

(o ii 17) The 15th, moonrise to sunset: 10'.

o ii 18'18'

15 8 na muš

(o ii 18) The 15th, sunrise to moonset: ; measured.

o ii 19'19'

16 17 GE₆

(o ii 19) The 16th, sunset to moonrise: 17°.

o ii 20'20'

27 13.40 KUR

(o ii 20) The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 13° 40'.

o ii 21'21'

ŠU 30 13.40 muš

(o ii 21) Month IV, (the 1st of which was identical with) the 30th (of the preceding month, sunset to moonset:) 13° 40'; measured.

o ii 22'22'

14 13.40 ŠU₂ muš

(o ii 22) The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 13° 40'; measured.

o ii 23'23'

15 6 ME NU PAP

(o ii 23) The 15th, moonrise to sunset: ; I did not watch.

o ii 24'24'

15 1 na NU PAP

(o ii 24) The 15th, sunrise to moonset: ; I did not watch.

o ii 25'25'

16 15 GE₆ NU PAP

(o ii 25) The 16th, sunset to moonrise: 15°; I did not watch.

o ii 26'26'

28 12.20 KUR a NU PAP

(o ii 26) The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 12° 20'; mist, I did not watch.


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o iii 1'o iii 1'

NE 1 17 ina šamaš₂ GUB IGI

(o iii 1) Month V, the 1st (of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset:) 17°; it could be seen while the sun stood there. moonrise to sunset: .

o iii 2'2'

14 5 ME

(o iii 2) The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 10'.

o iii 3'3'

14 5.10 ŠU₂

(o iii 3) The 14th, sunset to moonrise: 20'.

o iii 4'4'

15 5.20 GE₆

(o iii 4) The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 12° 40'; measured.

o iii 5'5'

15 12.40 na muš

(o iii 5) The 15th, moonrise to sunrise: 19° 30'.

o iii 6'6'

27 19.30 KUR

(o iii 6) The 27th,

o iii 7'7'

KIN 1 20 KUR₄ ina šamaš₂ GUB IGI

(o iii 7) Month VI, the 1st (of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset:) 20°; it was bright, it could be seen while the sun stood there.

o iii 8'8'

13 8.10 ME NU PAP

(o iii 8) The 13th, moonrise to sunset: 10'; I did not watch.

o iii 9'9'

13 8.50 ŠU₂

(o iii 9) The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 50'.

o iii 10'10'

14 2.30 GE₆

(o iii 10) The 14th, sunset to moonrise: 30'.

o iii 11'11'

14 7 na muš

(o iii 11) The 14th, sunrise to moonset: ; measured.

o iii 12'12'

27 12 KUR

(o iii 12) The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 12°.

o iii 13'13'

DU₆ 30 11

(o iii 13) Month VII, (the 1st of which was identical with) the 30th (of the preceding month, sunset to moonset:) 11°.

o iii 14'14'

13 12.40 ŠU₂

(o iii 14) The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 12° 40'.

o iii 15'15'

14 1.50 ME

(o iii 15) The 14th, moonrise to sunset: 50'.

o iii 16'16'

14 1.10 na

(o iii 16) The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 10'.

o iii 17'17'

15 6.40 GE₆

(o iii 17) The 15th, sunset to moonrise: 40'.

o iii 18'18'

27 24 KUR

(o iii 18) The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 24°.

o iii 19'19'

APIN 1 11

(o iii 19) Month VIII, the 1st (of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset:) 11°.

o iii 20'20'

13 8 ME muš

(o iii 20) The 13th, moonrise to sunset: ; measured.

o iii 21'21'

13 4.40 ŠU₂

(o iii 21) The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 40'.

o iii 22'22'

14 1.50? GE₆

(o iii 22) The 14th, sunset to moonrise: 50'.

o iii 23'23'

14 12.20 na muš

(o iii 23) The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 12° 20'; measured.

o iii 24'24'

28 9 KUR ki PAP NU IGI

(o iii 24) The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: ; when I watched I did not see it.


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o iv 1'o iv 1'

GAN 1 12 [...]

(o iv 1) Month IX, the 1st (of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset:) 12° [...]

o iv 2'2'

12 8.20 ŠU₂ [...]

(o iv 2) The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 20' [...]

o iv 3'3'

13 7.20 ME [...]

(o iv 3) The 13th, moonrise to sunset: 20' [...]

o iv 4'4'

13 4 na

(o iv 4) The 13th, sunrise to moonset: .

o iv 5'5'

14 5.20 GE₆ DIR NU [PAP]

(o iv 5) The 14th, sunset to moonrise: 20'; clouds, [I did not watch.]

o iv 6'6'

27 15.50 KUR

(o iv 6) The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 15° 50'.

o iv 7'7'

AB 1 22.20 DIR NU PAP

(o iv 7) Month X, the 1st (of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset 22° 20'; clouds, I did not watch.

o iv 8'8'

12 2 ŠU₂ muš

(o iv 8) The 12th, moonset to sunrise: ; measured.

o iv 9'9'

13 4.30 ME muš

(o iv 9) The 13th, moonrise to sunset: 30'; measured.

o iv 10'10'

13 11 na muš

(o iv 10) The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 11°; measured.

o iv 11'11'

14 7 GE₆

(o iv 11) The 14th, sunset to moonrise: .

o iv 12'12'

26 28.30 KUR

(o iv 12) The 26th, moonrise to sunrise: 28° 30'.

o iv 13'13'

ZIZ₂ 30 17.30

(o iv 13) Month XI, (the 1st of which was identical with) the 30th (of the preceding month, sunset to moonset:) 17° 30’.

o iv 14'14'

12 4.30 ŠU₂

(o iv 14) The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 30'.

o iv 15'15'

13 13.40 ME muš

(o iv 15) The 13th, moonrise to sunset: 13° 40'; measured.

o iv 16'16'

13 5.30 na muš

(o iv 16) The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 30'; measured.

o iv 17'17'

14 2.10 GE₆ [...]

(o iv 17) The 14th, sunset to moonrise: 10' [...]

o iv 18'18'

27 10 KUR [...]

(o iv 18) The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 10° [...]

o iv 19'19'

ŠE 30 13.29 DIR NU [PAP]

(o iv 19) Month XII, (the 1st of which was identical with) the 30th (of the preceding month, sunset to moonset:) 13° 20’; clouds, I did not [watch.]

o iv 20'20'

13 20 NINDA ŠU₂ DIR [...]

(o iv 20) The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 20'; clouds, [...]

o iv 21'21'

14 8 ME DIR [...]

(o iv 21) The 14th, moonrise to sunset: ; clouds, [...]

o iv 22'22'

14 10 na [...]

(o iv 22) The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 10° [...]

o iv 23'23'

15 7 GE₆ [...]

(o iv 23) The 15th, sunset to moonrise: [...]

o iv 24'24'

27 15 KUR [...]

(o iv 24) The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 15° [...]

o iv 25'25'

DIR 1 26.30 x

(o iv 25) Month XII₂, the 1st (of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset:) 26° 30' ... [...]


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[...] x x x MU 8.KAM I.se-lu-ku LUGAL

(29) [...] ... year 8, king Seleucus.

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[...] ITU⸣.DU₆ 14 MUL₂.BABBAR ina SAG zib

(30) [...] Month VII, the 14th, Jupiter became stationary in the beginning of Pisces.

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[...] (blank)

(31) [...] ($blank$)



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[...] x GU ia-a-nu

(32) [...] Aquarius not there.


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[...] x x x [...]

(33) [...] ... [...]

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(r 1) [...] ... [...]

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[...]x x x x x 19?

(r 2) [...] ... 19?


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[...] x

(r 3) [...] ...

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[...] x x

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[...] x [...]

(r 6) [...] ... [...]

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[...] x x [...] x [x] na? [...]

(r 7) [...] ... [...] ... [...]

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[... ina] ŠU₂ ina PA IGI? 7? 30 x [...] x [...]

(r 8) [...] first appearance in the west in Sagittarius; ... [...] ... [...]

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[...]-ša₂-KIR₄-šil-⸢PA x x x [...]

(r 9) [...] θ Ophiuchi ... [...]

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[...] ŠU₂? ina GU IGI x [...]

(r 10) [...] first appearance in Aquarius ... [...]

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[x] x USAN [...]

(r 13) [...] ... first part of the night, [...]


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[MU] 5.KAM I.an-⸢ti⸣-[gu-nu-us ...]

(r 14) [Year] 5, Ant[igonus ...]

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ŠE? in 18 AN [... IGI ...]

(r 15) Month XII?, around the 18th, Mars’ [first appearance ...]


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MU 31.KAM I.se-[lu-ku u I.an-ti-ʾu-uk-su LUGAL.MEŠ ...]

(r 16) Year 31, [kings] Seleucus.[and Antiochus ...]

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GE₆ 20+⸢x [...]

(r 17) Night of the 20+[xth, ...]

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BAR GE₆ 10+[x ...]

(r 18) Month I, night of the 10+[xth, ...]

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GE₆ 17 [...]

(r 19) Night of the 17th, [...]

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SIG GIŠ.⸢KUN⸣-[A ...]

(r 20) below θ Leo[nis ...]

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USAN? [...]

(r 21) first [part of the night? ...]

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U₄ 1.[KAM ...]

The following lines are written across the width of the tablet:

(r 22) First days, [...]