[The goddess Ninsun said,] "Hear me, O Lord, protect my son, in your great mercy lead him to the Forest, then bring him home" (Mitchell 101).
[Ninsun prayed,] "O Lord Shamash, glorious sun, delight of the gods, illuminator of the world, who rise and the light is born...protect my son" (Mitchell 100).
[Ninsun] climbed the stairs and went up to the roof, she lit sweet incense in honor of Shamash, she lifted her arms in prayer and said, "Lord of heaven, you have granted my son beauty and strength and courage---why have you burdened him with a restless heart?" (Mitchell 99).
These three quotations MOST CLEARLY indicate that