The Babylonian Story of the Deluge and the Epic of Gilgamesh: with an Account o…


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(4.6 stars; 18 reviews)

A short monograph devoted to the Babylonian flood myth and the Epic of Gilgamesh (Standard Babylonian version), dating from the 7th century BC, as found on the clay tablets of the Royal Library of Ashurbanipal at the ancient site of Nineveh, capital of the Neo-Assyrian Empire. The book includes a description of the library and an account of its discovery. The narratives are conveyed through a combination of verbatim translation and paraphrase. The text contains eighteen illustrations. - Summary by Kazbek (1 hr 44 min)

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(5 stars)

Thoroughly enjoyed this reading of one of my favourite ancient tales. Thank you