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The epic of Gilgamesh

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean; David Parkins
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retelling, based on seventh-century B.C. Assyrian clay tablets, of the wanderings and adventures of the god king, Gilgamesh, who ruled in ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq) in about 2700 B.C., and of his faithful companion, Enkidu.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Juvenile works
Legends
Named Person: Gilgamesh, (Legendary character); Gilgamesh, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine McCaughrean; David Parkins
ISBN: 0802852629 9780802852625
OCLC Number: 51818744
Target Audience: 9 and up.
Description: 95 p. : col. ill. 27 cm.
Contents: Heaven sent --
Tamed by a kiss --
Do or die --
Marry me --
Death --
Afraid of nothing --
Give up --
Faraway --
The bread of sorrow --
The plant of life --
Home --
The twelfth tablet.
Responsibility: retold by Geraldine McCaughrean ; illustrated by David Parkins.

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A retelling, based on seventh-century B.C. Assyrian clay tablets, of the wanderings and adventures of the god king, Gilgamesh, who ruled in ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq) in about 2700 B.C., and of his faithful companion, Enkidu.

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