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The Resource The epic of Gilgamesh : the Babylonian epic poem and other texts in Akkadian and Sumerian, translated and with an introduction by Andrew George

The epic of Gilgamesh : the Babylonian epic poem and other texts in Akkadian and Sumerian, translated and with an introduction by Andrew George

Label
The epic of Gilgamesh : the Babylonian epic poem and other texts in Akkadian and Sumerian
Title
The epic of Gilgamesh
Title remainder
the Babylonian epic poem and other texts in Akkadian and Sumerian
Statement of responsibility
translated and with an introduction by Andrew George
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • akk
  • eng
Summary
In recent times clay fragments of cuneiform Akkadian script have been recovered in modern Iraq. Many relate to the Epic of Gilgamesh, the story of a man who travelled into space long ago. This new translation is based upon these recent findings
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
  • 899.9'51
  • 899.95
  • 899.951
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Akkadian
Literary form
non fiction
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George, Andrew
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  • Epic poetry, Akkadian
  • Epic poetry, Sumerian
  • Literature
Label
The epic of Gilgamesh : the Babylonian epic poem and other texts in Akkadian and Sumerian, translated and with an introduction by Andrew George
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: London: Allen Lane, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
9780140449198
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780140449198
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
The epic of Gilgamesh : the Babylonian epic poem and other texts in Akkadian and Sumerian, translated and with an introduction by Andrew George
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: London: Allen Lane, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
9780140449198
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780140449198
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map

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