The Poor Man of Nippur
This video shows Fran Hazelton telling the
story Gimil Ninurta—a poor man who gives the Mayor of Nippur a
goat as a gift. The Mayor tricks Gimil Ninurta by taking his
goat and giving him only gristle to eat at the feast. Gimil
Ninurta then tricks the Mayor not once, not twice but three
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