The epic of Gilgamesh / an English version, with an introduction by N.K. Sandars.

Contributor(s): Sandars, N. K. (Nancy K.)Series: Penguin classicsPublication details: London ; New York : Penguin, 1972Edition: Rev. ed., incorporating new materialDescription: 127 p. : map ; 18 cmUniform titles: Gilgamesh. English. Subject(s): Epic poetry, Assyro-Babylonian -- Translations into EnglishDDC classification: 892.1 LOC classification: PJ3771.G5 | E5 1972PJ3771.G5 | E5 1972
Partial contents:
Introduction: The history of the epic -- The discovery of the tables -- The historical background -- The literary background -- The hero of epic -- The principal Gods of the epic -- The story -- Survival -- The dicton of the epic -- Remarks on this version acknowledgments.
The Epic of Gilgamesh: The coming of Enkidu -- The forest journey -- Ishtar and Gilgamesh, and the death of Enkidu -- The search for everlasting life -- The story of the flood -- The return -- The death of Gilgamesh -- Glossary of names -- Appendix: sources.
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PJ 3771.G5 EPIC 1972 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 35678000271827

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction: The history of the epic -- The discovery of the tables -- The historical background -- The literary background -- The hero of epic -- The principal Gods of the epic -- The story -- Survival -- The dicton of the epic -- Remarks on this version acknowledgments.

The Epic of Gilgamesh: The coming of Enkidu -- The forest journey -- Ishtar and Gilgamesh, and the death of Enkidu -- The search for everlasting life -- The story of the flood -- The return -- The death of Gilgamesh -- Glossary of names -- Appendix: sources.