Epic of Gilgamesh

Epic of Gilgamesh

by N. K. Sandars, Gilgamesh
     
 

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Miraculously preserved on clay tablets deciphered only in the last century, the cycle of poems collected around the character of Gilgamesh, the great king of Ukruk, tells of his long and arduous journey to the Spring of Youth, of his encounters with monsters and gods and of his friendship with Enkidu, the wild man from the hills. Also included in the epic is a legend… See more details below

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Miraculously preserved on clay tablets deciphered only in the last century, the cycle of poems collected around the character of Gilgamesh, the great king of Ukruk, tells of his long and arduous journey to the Spring of Youth, of his encounters with monsters and gods and of his friendship with Enkidu, the wild man from the hills. Also included in the epic is a legend of the Flood, which agrees in many details with the biblical story of Noah.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780848805012
Publisher:
Amereon, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/1976
Pages:
127
Sales rank:
697,502
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)

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