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Epic of Gilgamesh

Morris Jastrow

Andrew George's "masterly new translation" (The Times) of the world's first truly great work of literatureMiraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back as much as four thousand years, the poem of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, is the world’s oldest epic, predating Homer by many centuries. The story tells of Gilgamesh’s adventures with the wild man E...
Publish Date
2015-08-20T00:00:00.000Z
2015-08-20T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1800
Goodreads rating
3.71
ISBN
9781516986453
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Recommendations
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Recommendations
I read this on my honeymoon (probably the only person on the beach reading it, if I had to guess).      source
Selected Books for the Manual for Civilization      source