Isin, whose site has not yet been determined, but which lay probably to the north of Uruk, was another political center.
Lugal-zaggisi, as the king of Uruk, assigns to the goddess a first place.
Sin-gashid, of Uruk, servitor of Lugal-banda and Nin-gul, 95-6.
Sin-gamil, of Uruk, builds sanctuaries to Nergal at Cuthah, 66.
A lexicographical tablet informs us that Uruk was specially well fortified.
The story of Khasisatra, in the poem of Uruk, invariably proceeds hebdomadally.
Sin-gashid of the dynasty of Uruk makes mention of this deity at the beginning of one of his inscriptions.
From a passage in a subsequent tablet it appears that Uruk is not the native place of the hero, but Marada.
In the second tablet, Gilgamesh is introduced as a hero of superior strength and in control of Uruk.
So much at least is clear from the badly mutilated lines that Gilgamesh has played sad havoc with the inhabitants of Uruk.