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The Epic of Gilgamesh: An English Verison with an Introduction

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Book Description
This edition provides a prose rendering of The Epic of Gilgamesh, the cycle of poems preserved on clay tablets surviving from ancient Mesopotamia of the third mi llennium B.C. One of the best and most important pieces of epic poetry from human history, predating even Homer's Iliad by roughly 1,500 years, the Gilgamesh epic tells of the various adventures of that hero-king, including his quest f... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (24 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages128
ISBN-10014044100X
ISBN-13978-0140441000
Publication Date12/30/1960
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About Anonymous (Author) : This eBook is about its message, not its messenger, hence the use of Anonymous Author.
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About N.K. Sandars (Translator) : N.K. Sandars is a published author and a translator. Published credits of N.K. Sandars include The Epic of Gilgamesh (Penguin Classics).
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