More New and Used
from Private Sellers
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the Revised edition with a publication date of 12/1/1972.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
The Epic of Gilgamesh, which dates from the third millenium BC, is one of the finest surviving epic poems in world literature.
Table of Contents
|Map of the Ancient Orient||p. 6|
|The History of the Epic||p. 7|
|The Discovery of the Tablets||p. 9|
|The Historical Background||p. 13|
|The Literary Background||p. 17|
|The Hero of the Epic||p. 20|
|The Principal Gods of the Epic||p. 23|
|The Story||p. 30|
|The Diction of the Epic||p. 47|
|Remarks on this Version||p. 49|
|The Epic of Gilgamesh|
|Prologue: Gilgamesh King in Uruk||p. 61|
|The Coming of Enkidu||p. 62|
|The Forest Journey||p. 70|
|Ishtar and Gilgamesh, and the Death of Enkidu||p. 85|
|The Search for Everlasting Life||p. 97|
|The Story of the Flood||p. 108|
|The Return||p. 114|
|The Death of Gilgamesh||p. 118|
|Glossary of Names||p. 120|
|Appendix: Sources||p. 126|
|Table of Contents provided by Syndetics. All Rights Reserved.|