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Gilgamesh: A Verse Translation
Gilgamesh A Verse Translation
Author: Herbert Mason, trans.
The origins of the ancient Sumerian epic of Gilgamesh extend back to the third millennium BC, fifteen hundred years before Homer. This story of a great king and his doomed friend was passed on to the Babylonians, who made it their national epic, and its rediscovery in the 19th century sparked an interest that has steadily grown. A reading of Gil...  more »
ISBN: 13879
Pages: 126
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Publisher: Mentor Books
Book Type: Paperback
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