The Epic of Gilgamesh (Penguin Classics) by Anonymous
The Epic of Gilgamesh (Penguin Classics) Anonymous ebook
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 0140449191, 9780140449198
I have “The Epic of Gilgamesh” (Penguin Classic Edition) and I was wondering if it's the complete version. Another edition is the two volume critical work by Andrew George whose translation also appeared in the Penguin Classics series in 2003. Ninevah Trilogy)” by Ludmilla Zeman (1998); “Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse” by David Ferry (1993 – beautiful); “Gilgamesh” by John Gardner and John Maier (1985); and a Penguin Classics edition from 1960 by “Anonymous and NK Sanders”. That ;s the oldest piece of literature . The Epic of Gilgamesh: A New Translation (Penguin Classics) Anonymous 2000 Penguin Classics 300 0140447210,9780140447217. Andrew George is Reader in Assyriology at SOAS (the School of Oriential and African Studies) in London, and is also an Honorary Lecturer at the University's Institute of Archaeology. "The Epic of Gilgamesh: An English Verison with an Introduction (Penguin Classics)" Overview. It is widely read in translation, and its hero has become a minor icon of .. Even with its missing lines and far from seamless narrative style, the Epic of Gilgamesh is a work of great literature, made all the more wonderful because it predates all others. He built a great library in his capital city of Ninevah and filled it with thousands of inscribed clay tablets, including several copies of “The Epic of Gilgamesh”, which was already ancient in Ashurbanipal's time. For those interested in perhaps a more literal translation with an excellent historical introduction, consider the Penguin Classics version translated by Andrew George. Actually, I read two versions this month: The Epic of Gilgamesh (Penguin Classics Edition with Introduction by N. And maybe some of the Flood story. In 2004, Stephen Mitchell released an edition.