The Epic of Gilgamesh
Complete Academic Translation: Translated from Cuneiform Tablets in the British Museum Literally into English Hexameters
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $6.95|
| Book Description: |
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 library palace of the seventh century BC Assyrian king, Ashurbanipal.
The Epic is most notable as being the obvious source of the biblical story of Noah and...