The Epic of Gilgamesh

Written By Andrew George
The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Publsiher : Penguin
  • Release : 31 December 2002
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
  • Pages : 228 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 76 reviews
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The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Andrew George
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2002-12-31
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : Translated with an Introduction by Andrew George....

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2016-06-02
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : The ancient Sumerian poem The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the oldest written stories in existence, translated with an introduction by Andrew George in Penguin Classics. Miraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back as much as four thousand years, the poem of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, is the world's ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Nancy K. Sandars
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1972
  • Total pages : 127
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : Download or read online The Epic of Gilgamesh written by Nancy K. Sandars, published by which was released on 1972. Get The Epic of Gilgamesh Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Morris Jastrow,Albert T. Clay
  • Publisher : Book Tree
  • Release Date : 2003-01-02
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : This epic poem is the oldest known to exist in history, predating Homer's Iliad by about 1500 years. Gilgamesh, the hero, discovers he has godly blood, so sets out on a journey to the land of the gods in an attempt to gain entry. It is of ancient Sumerian origin, from ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Danny P. Jackson
  • Publisher : Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 100
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : -- 15 original woodcut illustrations -- 18 photographs of ancient artifacts This edition aims to reanimate the story of Gilgamesh and Enkidu for modern readers. The poetic rendition brings words to life through indelible images. A learned and lucid historical and cultural introduction fills in background for the narrative. An interpretative essay ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : N. Sandars
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 1972
  • Total pages : 127
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : The poems about the great King of Uruk are prefaced by notes on their historical and literary background...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : John Harris
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2001-05-29
  • Total pages : 105
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : The Epic of Gilgamesh is the oldest written chronicle in the world, composed two to three thousand years before Christ. It tells events in the life of a king in an ancient Sumerian city of Mesopotamia.In the tradition of the Greek Iliad or the medieval Beowulf, the heroic central ...

A Study Guide for The Epic of Gilgamesh

A Study Guide for The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-09-24
  • Total pages : 15
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : Download or read online A Study Guide for The Epic of Gilgamesh written by Gale, Cengage Learning, published by Gale, Cengage Learning which was released on 2015-09-24. Get A Study Guide for The Epic of Gilgamesh Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Evolution of the Gilgamesh Epic

The Evolution of the Gilgamesh Epic
  • Author : Jeffrey H. Tigay
  • Publisher : Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : Special Features- Aims to show how The Gilgamesh Epic developed from its earliest to its latest form- Systematic, step-by-step tracking of the stylistic, thematic, structural, and theological changes in The Gilgamesh Epic- Relation of changes to factors (geographical, political, religious, literary) that may have prompted them- Attempts to identify the ...

Epic of Gilgamesh

Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Morris Jastrow,Albert T. Clay
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2015-08-20
  • Total pages : 188
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia. Dating from the Third Dynasty of Ur (circa 2100 BC), it is often regarded as the first great work of literature. The literary history of Gilgamesh begins with five Sumerian poems about 'Bilgamesh' (Sumerian for 'Gilgamesh'), king of Uruk. These ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Morris Jastrow,Albert Clay
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2015-04-05
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : The Epic of Gilgamesh. An Old Babylonian Version. By Morris Jastrow and Albert T. Clay The Gilgamesh Epic is the most notable literary product of Babylonia as yet discovered in the mounds of Mesopotamia. It recounts the exploits and adventures of a favorite hero, and in its final form covers ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : R. Thompson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013-10-20
  • Total pages : 82
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : The Epic of Gilgamesh is among the earliest surviving works of literature, with the earliest versions dating from around the Third Dynasty of Ur in early Sumeria (2150-2000 BC). Preserved in Cuneiform, the Epic was retold over the centuries, and the most complete version was discovered in the ruins of ...

Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh
  • Author : Herbert Mason
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : Presents a verse narrative of the ancient Babylonian epic about love, death, loss, heroes, and friendship, including an historical essay on the original poem....

Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh
  • Author : David Ferry
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 1993-06-01
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : Provides a new translation of the ancient Babylonian epic poem about a powerful hero who searches for a way to escape death...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Reginald Campbell Thompson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-05-30
  • Total pages : 84
  • ISBN : 9780140449198
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Summary : The Epic of Gilgamesh is among the earliest surviving works of literature, with the earliest versions dating from around the Third Dynasty of Ur in early Sumeria (2150-2000 BC). Preserved in Cuneiform, the Epic was retold over the centuries, and the most complete version was discovered in the ruins of ...