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Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic On the Basis of Recently Discovered Texts

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ISBN-10: 1492281565

ISBN-13: 9781492281566

Edition: N/A

Authors: Morris Jastrow, Albert T. Clay

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Gilgamesh, Gilgames, often given the epithet of the King, also known as Bilgames in the earliest Sumerian texts, was the fifth king of Uruk, modern day Iraq, Early Dynastic II, first dynasty of Uruk, placing his reign ca. 2500 BC. According to the Sumerian King List he reigned for 126 years. In the Tummal Inscription, Gilgamesh, and his son Urlugal, rebuilt the sanctuary of the goddess Ninlil, in Tummal, a sacred quarter in her city of Nippur. Gilgamesh is the central character in the Epic of Gilgamesh, the greatest surviving work of early Mesopotamian literature. In the epic his father was Lugalbanda and his mother was Ninsun, whom some call Rimat Ninsun, a goddess. In Mesopotamian…    
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Book details

List price: $11.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 8/29/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.28" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English