The Epic of Gilgamesh

Written By Anonim
The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Publsiher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 25 October 1973
  • ISBN : 0141907185
  • Pages : 128 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 4 reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Epic of Gilgamesh by author: Anonim which was release on 25 October 1973 and published by Penguin UK with total page 128 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, and his companion Enkidu are the only heroes to have survived from the ancient literature of Babylon, immortalized in this epic poem that dates back to the 3rd millennium BC. Together they journey to the Spring of Youth, defeat the Bull of Heaven and slay the monster Humbaba. When Enkidu dies, Gilgamesh's grief and fear of death are such that they lead him to undertake a quest for eternal life. A timeless tale of morality, tragedy and pure adventure, The Epic of Gilgamesh is a landmark literary exploration of man's search for immortality.

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 1973-10-25
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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Summary : Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, and his companion Enkidu are the only heroes to have survived from the ancient literature of Babylon, immortalized in this epic poem that dates back to the 3rd millennium BC. Together they journey to the Spring of Youth, defeat the Bull of Heaven and slay the ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Eren Sarı
  • Publisher : noktaekitap
  • Release Date : 2017-01-08
  • Total pages : 91
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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Summary : Gilgamesh is the semi-mythic King of Uruk best known from The Epic of Gilgamesh (written c. 2150-1400 BCE) the great Sumerian/Babylonian poetic work which pre-dates Homer’s writing by 1500 years and, therefore, stands as the oldest piece of epic western literature. Gilgamesh’s father was the Priest-King Lugalbanda (who ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Danny P. Jackson
  • Publisher : Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 100
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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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 : John Harris
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2001-05-29
  • Total pages : 105
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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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 ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Andrew George
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2002-12-31
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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Summary : Translated with an Introduction by Andrew George....

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Maureen Gallery Kovacs
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 122
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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Summary : Since the discovery over one hundred years ago of a body of Mesopotamian poetry preserved on clay tablets, what has come to be known as the Epic of Gilgamesh has been considered a masterpiece of ancient literature. It recounts the deeds of a hero-king of ancient Mesopotamia, following him through ...

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 : 0141907185
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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 ...

Gilgamesh The Epic of Gilgamesh the Fifth King of Uruk

Gilgamesh  The Epic of Gilgamesh  the Fifth King of Uruk
  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2013-03-14
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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Summary : The Epic of Gilgamesh, an epic poem from Mesopotamia, is amongst the earliest surviving works of literature. The story centers on a friendship between Gilgamesh and Enkidu. Enkidu is a wild man created by the gods as Gilgamesh's equal to distract him from oppressing the people of Uruk. Together, they ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh Complete Academic Translation

The Epic of Gilgamesh Complete Academic Translation
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1928
  • Total pages : 102
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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Summary : Read online The Epic of Gilgamesh Complete Academic Translation written by , published by which was released on 1928. Download full The Epic of Gilgamesh Complete Academic Translation 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 : 0141907185
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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 : Reginald Campbell Thompson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-05-30
  • Total pages : 84
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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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 ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Gilgamesh
  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 229
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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Summary : The Epic of Gilgamesh is the world's oldest epic masterpiece....

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Morris Jastrow Jr.
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-08-13
  • Total pages : 124
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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Summary : An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic , "On the Basis of Recently Discovered TextsThe 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. ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Anonymous Anonymous
  • Publisher : Xist Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-04-08
  • Total pages : 117
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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Summary : The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia. It tells the story Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, and Enkidu, a wild man created by the gods to stop him oppressing the people of Uruk. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table ...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Author : Benjamin R. Foster
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2019-04
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0141907185
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Summary : This Norton Critical Edition includes:An expanded translation from the Akkadian by Benjamin R. Foster based on new discoveries, adding lines throughout the world's oldest epic masterpiece.Benjamin R. Foster's full introduction and expanded explanatory annotations.Eleven illustrations.Analogues from the Sumerian and Hittite narrative traditions along with "The Gilgamesh ...