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Gilgamesh : a new English version

Author: Stephen Mitchell
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An English-language rendering of the world's oldest epic follows the journey of conquest and self-discovery by the king of Uruk, in an edition that includes an introduction that places the story in its historical and cultural context.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Epic poetry
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gilgamesh. English.
Gilgamesh.
New York : Free Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)609404182
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Mitchell
ISBN: 074326164X 9780743261647 9780743261692 0743261690
Language Note: Translated from the Akkadian.
OCLC Number: 55044575
Description: 290 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
About this Version --
Gilgamesh --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Glossary --
Acknowledgments.
Other Titles: Gilgamesh.
Responsibility: Stephen Mitchell.
Local System Bib Number:
238730

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This 1700BC Ancient Babylonian epic poem was discovered in 1853 in the ruins of Nineveh, and first translated at the end of the century. This stunning English-language rendering of the world's oldest  Read more...
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