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The Epic of Gilgamesh (Penguin Epics)

The Epic of Gilgamesh (Penguin Epics)
Author: Anonymous
ISBN 13: 9780141026282
ISBN 10: 141026286
Edition: 1
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 2006-12-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 71
List Price: $11.00

Miraculously preserved on clay tablets deciphered only in the last century, the cycle of poems collected around the character of Gilgamesh, the great king of Ukruk, tells of his long and arduous journey to the Spring of Youth, of his encounters with monsters and gods and of his friendship with Enkidu, the wild man from the hills. Also included in the epic is a legend of the Flood, which agrees in many details with the biblical story of Noah.