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The Epic Of Gilgamesh Complete Academic Translation

FREE DOWNLOAD The Epic Of Gilgamesh Complete Academic Translation 107 Book Description This is one of the first essentially complete academic translations of the epic of Gilgamesh It includes all of the principal episodes of the epic the wild man Enkidu; the battle with Humbaba the cedar forest demon; the death of Enkidu the journey of Gilgamesh to find the secret of eternal life in the course of which he encounters the Babylonian Noah Uta Napishtim and hears the story of the great flood Oxford trained Thompson 1876 1941 was an Assyriologist associated with the British Museum He was a teacher both of TE Lawrence and M Shutur eli sharri The Epic of Gilgamesh Anonymous The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia that is often regarded as the earliest surviving great work of literature The literary history of Gilgamesh begins with five Sumerian poems about Bilgamesh Sumerian for Gilgamesh king of Uruk dating from the Third Dynasty of Ur c 2100 BC These independent stories were later used as source material for a combined epic The first surviving version of this combined epic known as the Old Babylonian version dates to the 18th century BC and is titled after its incipit Sh tur eli sharr Surpassing All Other Kings Only a few tablets of it have survived The later standard version dates from the 13th to the 10th centuries BC and bears the incipit Sha naba muru He who Saw the Deep in modern terms He who Sees the Unknown Approximately two thirds of this longer twelve tablet version have been recovered Some of the best copies were discovered in the library ruins of the 7th century BC Assyrian king AshurbanipalThe first half of the story discusses Gilgamesh king of Uruk and Enkidu a wild man created by the gods to stop Gilgamesh from oppressing the people of Uruk After Enkidu becomes civilized through sexual initiation with a harlot he travels to Uruk where he challenges Gilgamesh to a test of strength Gilgamesh wins and the two become friends Together they make a six day journey to the legendary Cedar Forest where they plan to slay the Guardian Humbaba the Terrible and cut down the sacred Cedar Later they kill the Bull of Heaven which the goddess Ishtar sends to punish Gilgamesh for spurning her advances As a punishment for these actions the gods sentence Enkidu to deathIn the second half of the epic distress about Enkidu s death causes Gilgamesh to undertake a long and perilous journey to discover the secret of eternal life He eventually learns that Life which you look for you will never find For when the gods created man they let death be his share and life withheld in their own hands However because of his great building projects his account of Siduri s advice and what the immortal man Utnapishtim told him about the Great Flood Gilgamesh s fame survived his death His story has been translated into many languages and in recent years has featured in works of popular fiction 2004 2005 2006 1379 240 9643510182 21 1333 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

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FREE DOWNLOAD The Epic Of Gilgamesh Complete Academic Translation 107 Ax Mallowan husband of Agatha Cristie He excavated at Ur Ninevah and Carchemish While often cited this book is almost never seen This work is long out of print in fact it has never been reprinted and extremely rare even in libraries However it has a huge significance because it is one of the baseline translations of Gilgamesh Now reprinted by Forgotten Books uote from sacred textscomTable of Contents Publisher's Preface; Preface; Of The Tyranny Of Gilgamesh And The Creation Of Enkidu; Of The Meeting Of Gilgamesh And Enkidu; The Expedition To The For Gilgamesh A New English Version Stephen MitchellGilgamesh A New English Version is a book about Gilgamesh by Stephen Mitchell It was published in New York by The Free Press in 2004 ISBN 978 0 7432 6164 7 The literary history of Gilgamesh begins with five Sumerian poems about Bilgamesh Sumerian for Gilgamesh king of Uruk These independent stories were later used as source material for a combined epic The first surviving version of this combined epic known as the Old Babylonian version dates to the 18th century BC and is titled after its incipit Sh tur eli sharr Surpassing All Other Kings Only a few tablets of it have survived The later Standard version dates from the 13th to the 10th centuries BC and bears the incipit Sha naba muru He who Saw the Deep in modern terms He who Sees the Unknown Approximately two thirds of this longer twelve tablet version have been recovered Some of the best copies were discovered in the library ruins of the 7th century BC Assyrian king Ashurbanipal 2004 2005 2006 1333

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FREE DOWNLOAD The Epic Of Gilgamesh Complete Academic Translation 107 Est Of Cedars Against Humbaba; The Arrival At The Gate Of The Forest; Of The Fight With Humbaba; Of The Goddess Ishtar Who Fell In Love With The Hero After His Exploit Against Humbaba; The Death Of Enkidu; Of The Mourning Of Gilgamesh And What Came Of It; Gilgamesh In Terror Of Death Seeks Eternal Life; How Gilgamesh Reached Uta napishtim; The Flood; Gilgamesh In Despair Enuires Of The DeadAbout the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings such as Philosophy Classics Science Religion Esoteric and Mythology wwwforgottenbooksorg 50 stars I thought this story was AMAZING However before I go any further I do want to point out that this review is solely for the version I read which was Gilgamesh A New English Version by Stephen Mitchell I say this because for a story written over 4000 years ago approximately 2100 BC about a King who lived over 4700 years ago approximately 2750 BC and was written in cuneiform in an extinct language Akkadian I imagine that the particular translation one reads may have a profound impact on the reading experience I also note that the version I read has been criticized by others for being too subjective an interpretation I will probably read an alternative translation at some point to compare the two but for now all I can say is that I LOVED STEPHEN MITCHELL S VERSION In addition to having the complete text of the epic poem Mitchell includes about 75 pages worth on analysis and insight into the story that I thought enhanced the reading experience for me Rather then go into the details of the story which are adeuately explained in the book description and are fairly well known I will just give some thoughts about my impression of the story This is an epic heroic story in the ancient sense of the word Gilgamesh is a hero like the Greek gods not necessarily good but rather smarter stronger and powerful than all those around him Later when he meets his friendbrother Enkidu the two embark on the first uest adventure ever written and their travels make for a wonderful story While reading this I kept finding myself thinking that I can t believe this was written over 4000 years ago and is still so incredibly entertaining I was also amazed that this story again written over 4000 years ago includes an almost verbatim version of the Great Flood story from the Old Testament down to the smallest details There is a similar allusion to the loss of innocence through the machinations of an evil serpent that bear a striking example to the Fall of Adam and Eve I thought this was fascinating on many levels Finally and most importantly in my opinion this story is about the journey of knowledge and self discovery and about learning that the home you may have once run away from in order to look for greener pastures can turn out to be a pretty special place after all From that perspective alone this is a beautifully written and powerful story and one that I would strongly recommend One final note I listened to the audio version narrated by George Guidall who did an absolutely superb job and added to my enjoyment of the narrative HIGHEST POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATION