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Epic of Gilgamesh : An English Version with an Introduction - 72 edition

Epic of Gilgamesh : An English Version with an Introduction (ISBN10: 014044100X; ISBN13: 9780140441000)
ISBN13: 978-0140441000
ISBN10: 014044100X

Summary: The Epic of Gilgamesh, which dates from the third millennium BC, is one of the finest surviving epic poems in world literature.

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 Uruk, 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. A morelso included in the epic is a legend of the Flood, which agrees with many details in the biblical story of Noah. As a mixture of pure adventure, morality and tragedy, the story of Gilgamesh and his futile search for immortality transcends the barriers of time, for it revolves around fundamental forces and human problems common throughout the centuries. less

Edition/Copyright: 72
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Published: 12/28/1960
International: No

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