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The epic of Gilgamesh : the Babylonian epic poem and other texts in Akkadian and Sumerian

Author: A R George
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Books, 2000. ©1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally the work of an anonymous Babylonian poet, who lived over 3700 years ago, this is the tale of one man's struggle against death. Not content with the immortal renown won by reckless deeds, the hero of the epic seeks immortality itself and journeys to the end of the earth and beyond.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A R George
ISBN: 0140447210 9780140447217
OCLC Number: 48055911
Notes: Previously published: New York : Barnes & Noble, 1999.
Description: lv, 228 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Contents: The standard version of the Babhylonian Gilgamesh epic : 'he who saw the deep' --
Babylonian texts of the early second millenium BC --
Babylonian texts of the late second millenium BC, from sites in Babylonia --
Babylonian texts of the late second millenium BC, from outside Babylonia --
The Sumerian poems of Gilgamesh --
Appendix : from tablet to translation --
Glossary of proper nouns.
Other Titles: Gilgamesh.
Babylonian epic poem and other texts in Akkadian and Sumerian
Responsibility: translated and with an introduction by Andrew George.

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