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The Epic of Gilgamesh
by Benjamin R. Foster




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This Norton Critical Edition includes:

  • An expanded translation from the Akkadian by Benjamin R. Foster based on new discoveries, adding lines throughout the world's oldest epic masterpiece.
  • Benjamin R. Foster's full introduction and expanded explanatory annotations.
  • Eleven illustrations.
  • Analogues from the Sumerian and Hittite narrative traditions along with "The Gilgamesh Letter," a parody of the epic enjoyed by Mesopotamian schoolchildren during the first millennium BCE.
  • Essays by Thorkild Jacobsen, William L. Moran, Susan Ackerman, and Andrew R. George, and a poem by Hillary Major.
  • A Glossary of Proper Names and a Selected Bibliography.

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Overview

This Norton Critical Edition includes:

  • An expanded translation from the Akkadian by Benjamin R. Foster based on new discoveries, adding lines throughout the world's oldest epic masterpiece.
  • Benjamin R. Foster's full introduction and expanded explanatory annotations.
  • Eleven illustrations.
  • Analogues from the Sumerian and Hittite narrative traditions along with "The Gilgamesh Letter," a parody of the epic enjoyed by Mesopotamian schoolchildren during the first millennium BCE.
  • Essays by Thorkild Jacobsen, William L. Moran, Susan Ackerman, and Andrew R. George, and a poem by Hillary Major.
  • A Glossary of Proper Names and a Selected Bibliography.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780393643985
  • ISBN-10: 0393643980
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: April 2019
  • Page Count: 272
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.1 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds

Series: Norton Critical Editions

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