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The Epic of Gilgamesh

Author: Andrew George
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2000, ©1999.
Series: Penguin classics.
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,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew George
ISBN: 0140447210 9780140447217 0713991968 9780713991963
OCLC Number: 999470201
Language Note: Translated from the Akkadian.
Notes: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 1999.
Description: lv, 228 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. The standard versioin of the Babylonian Gilgamesh epic : 'He who saw the Deep' --
2. Babylonian texts of the early second millennium B.C. --
3. Babylonian texts of the late second millennium BC, from sites in Babylon --
4. Babylonian texts of the late second millennium BC, from outside Babylon --
5. The Sumerian poems of Gilgamesh --
Appendix: fromt tablet to translation --
Glossary of proper nouns --
Publication of the sources of the Babylonian texts.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Gilgamesh.
Responsibility: translated and with an introduction by Andrew George.

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