9780865163522

The Epic of Gilgamesh

  • ISBN 13:

    9780865163522

  • ISBN 10:

    0865163529

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/01/1997
  • Publisher: Bolchazy Carducci Pub

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

-- 15 original woodcut illustrations

-- 18 photographs of ancient artifacts

This edition aims to reanimate the story of Gilgamesh and Enkidu for modern readers. The poetic rendition brings words to life through indelible images. A learned and lucid historical and cultural introduction fills in background for the narrative. An interpretative essay reviews the themes of Gilgamesh and their echoes in other literature. The total is a new edition that delights, informs, and stimulates readers to a new appreciation of this age-old tale.

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