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The revenge of Ishtar

Author: Ludmila Zeman
Publisher: Plattsburgh, N.Y. : Tundra Books, ©1993.
Series: Gilgamesh trilogy, 02.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this second volume in the Gilgamesh trilogy, Enkidu joins Gilgamesh in the quest to slay Humbaba, the monster who has attacked the city and caused great destruction, including the death of the beautiful singer, Shamat. Gilgamesh and Enkidu successfully slay the monster and in so doing, Gilgamesh attracts the attention of the goddess Ishtar. In rejecting her advances, he incurs her revenge and an attack by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Legends
Named Person: Gilgamesh, (Legendary character); Gilgamesh, (Legendary character); Gilgamesh, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ludmila Zeman
ISBN: 0887763154 9780887763151
OCLC Number: 33666297
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 x 30 cm.
Contents: Gilgamesh the King trilogy: Volume 1. Gilgamesh the King --
Volume 2. The revenge of Ishtar --
Volume 3. The last quest of Gilgamesh.
Series Title: Gilgamesh trilogy, 02.
Responsibility: retold and illustrated by Ludmila Zeman.
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In this second volume in the Gilgamesh trilogy, Enkidu joins Gilgamesh in the quest to slay Humbaba, the monster who has attacked the city and caused great destruction, including the death of the beautiful singer, Shamat. Gilgamesh and Enkidu successfully slay the monster and in so doing, Gilgamesh attracts the attention of the goddess Ishtar. In rejecting her advances, he incurs her revenge and an attack by the Bull of Heaven. Enkidu manages to kill the bull, but is slain by Ishtar, striking at the bond between the two friends. Shattered, Gilgamesh vows he will destroy the last monster: death.

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