Gilgamesh Assyro-Babylonian Myths Myths and Folktales
The Epic of Gilgamesh contains the quest of the king of Uruk in Babylonia for immortality and of his friendship with Enkidu, the wild man from the hills. Many texts include the account of a flood similar to the deluge described in Genesis. The earliest known Gilgamesh texts come from Sumer (2700 B.C.); from the 18th century B.C. onwards, Gilgamesh texts appear in many versions in several languages of the region. The latest version sofar was created in the first millennium B.C.
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- Sin-leqe-unnini - Extracts from the legend of Gilgamesh.
- Storytelling, the Meaning of Life, and The Epic of Gilgamesh - Article by Arthur A. Brown discussing the literary development in gilgamesh the several versions of the epic of Gilgamesh.
- Gilgamesh - The complete text by tablet.
- He Who Saw Everything - Verse version of the Epic of Gilgamesh.
- Gilgamesh Summary - Summary of the Old Babylonian heroic poem, which assyro-babylonian describes the legendary story of Gilgamesh, King of assyro-babylonian Uruk.
- The Epic of Gilgamesh - The text as translated by Maureen Gallery Kovacs.
- Epic of Gilgamesh Theatre Production - The oldest known heroes tale Gilgamesh and Enkidu has been myths created into a play. Photos, score, text, and references.
- Gilgamesh Study Guide - Online course materials outlining the epic of Gilgamesh and its gilgamesh historical setting.
- Gilgamesh - In Search of Immortality - The story as translated.
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