The Epic of Gilgamesh

References

Notes

  1. ^ James Thrower "The Alternative Tradition: A Study of Unbelief in the Ancient World" 1980, Mouton Publishers, The Hague, The Netherlands
  2. ^ Jacobsen, T. (1949) Mesopotamia: The Good Life. Before Philosophy; :The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man" by Frankfort, Wilson and Jacobsen, Penguin Books, Baltimore, Maryland, Chapter VII, Page 226. Retrieved 2013-09-11.
  3. ^ a b c d e Stephanie Dalley (ed.). Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-953836-2. 
  4. ^ T.C. Mitchell. The Bible in the British Museum, The British Museum Press, 1988, p.70.
  5. ^ George, Andrew R., trans. & edit. The Epic of Gilgamesh, Penguin Books, 1999, ISBN 0-14-044919-1
  6. ^ Abusch, T. Gilgamesh's Request and Siduri's Denial. Part I: The Meaning of the Dialogue and Its Implications for the History of the Epic. |11.05 MB The Tablet and the Scroll; Near Eastern Studies in Honor of William W. Hallo, 1–14. Retrieved 2014-06-02.
  7. ^ Smith, George (3 December 1872). "The Chaldean Account of the Deluge". Sacred-Texts.com
  8. ^ A book review by the Cambridge scholar, Eleanor Robson, claims that George's is the most significant critical work on Gilgamesh in the last 70 years. See: http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2004/2004-04-21.html
  9. ^ http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/30044781?uid=3739728&uid=2&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21101352909941
  10. ^ Stephen Mitchell (24 January 2006). Gilgamesh: A New English Version. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 978-0-7432-6169-2. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  11. ^ Andrew George, ed. (1999). The Epic of Gilgamesh. Penguin Classics. pp. 50 (introduction). ISBN 978-0-14-044919-8. 
  12. ^ Amin, OSM. "Part of Tablet V, the Epic of Gilgamesh". Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved 29 March 2015. 
  13. ^ The Epic of Gilgamesh by Andrew George, page 98
  14. ^ Maier, John R. (1997). Gligamesh: A reader. Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers. p. 136. ISBN 978-0-86516-339-3. 
  15. ^ Patton, Laurie L.; Wendy Doniger (1996). Myth and Method. University of Virginia Press. p. 306. ISBN 978-0-8139-1657-6. 
  16. ^ Kovacs, Maureen (1989). The Epic of Gilgamesh. University of Stanford Press. p. 117. ISBN 978-0-8047-1711-3. 
  17. ^ A. Drafkorn Kilmer (1982). G. van Driel et al., eds. A Wordplay in the Akkadian Gilgamesh. p. 131. ISBN 90-6258-126-9. 
  18. ^ Andrew George, ed. (1999). The Epic of Gilgamesh. Penguin Classics. pp. 101–126 (Babylonian Texts of the Early Second Millennium BC). ISBN 978-0-14-044919-8. 
  19. ^ Jacobsen, T. Mesopotamia: The Good Life. |4.0 MB Before Philosophy; The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man" by Frankfort, Wilson and Jacobsen, 1949, Penguin Books, Baltimore, Maryland, Chapter VII, Page 226. Retrieved 2013-09-11.
  20. ^ Abusch, T. Gilgamesh's Request and Siduri's Denial. Part I: The Meaning of the Dialogue and Its Implications for the History of the Epic. |11.05 MB The Tablet and the Scroll; Near Eastern Studies in Honor of William W. Hallo, 1–14. Retrieved 2013-09-09.
  21. ^ Andrew George, ed. (1999). The Epic of Gilgamesh. Penguin Classics. pp. 141–208 (The Sumerian Poems of Gilgamesh). ISBN 978-0-14-044919-8. 
  22. ^ Gmirkin, Russell, "Berossus and Genesis, Manetho and Exodus.., Continuum, 2006, p. 103. See also Blenkinsopp, Joseph, "Treasures old and new.." Eerdmans, 2004, pp. 93–95.
  23. ^ e.g. Van Der Torn, Karel, "Did Ecclesiastes copy Gilgamesh?", BR, 16/1 (Feb 2000), pp. 22ff
  24. ^ A. R. George (2003). The Babylonian Gilgamesh Epic: Introduction, Critical Edition and Cuneiform Texts. Oxford University Press. pp. 70–. ISBN 978-0-19-927841-1. Retrieved 8 November 2012. 
  25. ^ Rendsburg, Gary. "The Biblical flood story in the light of the Gilgamesh flood account," in Gilgamesh and the world of Assyria, eds Azize, J & Weeks, N. Peters, 2007, p. 117
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  27. ^ The Madness of King Nebuchadnezzar..., Leiden, Brill, 1999
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  29. ^ "The East Face of Helicon: West Asiatic Elements in Greek Poetry and Myth" Oxford (1997) pp.334-402.
  30. ^ Abusch, Tzvi (Dec 2001). "The Development and Meaning of the Epic of Gilgamesh: An Interpretive Essay". Journal of the American Oriental Society 121 (4): 614–622. doi:10.2307/606502.  |accessdate= requires |url= (help)
  31. ^ Theodore Ziolkowski. Gilgamesh Among Us: Modern Encounters With the Ancient Epic, Cornell Univ Pr (December 8, 2011). ISBN 978-0-8014-5035-8
  32. ^ a b Theodore Ziolkowski (Nov 1, 2011). "Gilgamesh: An Epic Obsession", Berfrois.

Bibliography

Translations of Epic

  • Jastrow, M. and Clay, A (1920). An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic: On the Basis of Recently Discovered Texts
  • Sandars, N. K (2006). The Epic of Gilgamesh (Penguin Epics). London: Penguin. ISBN 0-14-102628-6. : re-print of the Penguin Classic translation (in prose) by N. K. Sandars 1960 (ISBN 014044100X) without the introduction.
  • Mason, Herbert (2003). Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative. Boston: Mariner Books. ISBN 978-0-618-27564-9.  First published in 1970 by Houghton Mifflin; Mentor Books paperback published 1972.
  • Kovacs, Maureen Gallery, transl. with intro. (1985). The Epic of Gilgamesh. Stanford University Press: Stanford, California. ISBN 0-8047-1711-7.  Glossary, Appendices, Appendix (Chapter XII=Tablet XII). A line-by-line translation (Chapters I-XI).
  • Ferry, David (1993). Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. ISBN 0-374-52383-5. 
  • Jackson, Danny (1997). The Epic of Gilgamesh. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers. ISBN 0-86516-352-9. 
  • Parpola, Simo, with Mikko Luuko, and Kalle Fabritius (1997). The Standard Babylonian, Epic of Gilgamesh. The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project. ISBN 951-45-7760-4. : (Volume 1) in the original Akkadian cuneiform and transliteration; commentary and glossary are in English
  • George, Andrew R., trans. & edit. (2000). The Epic of Gilgamesh; The Babylonian Epic Poem and Other Texts in Akkadian and Sumerian. England: Penguin. ISBN 0-14-044721-0. 
  • Foster, Benjamin R., trans. & edit. (2001). The Epic of Gilgamesh. New York: W.W. Norton & Company. ISBN 0-393-97516-9. 
  • George, Andrew R., trans. & edit. (2003). The Babylonian Gilgamesh Epic: Critical Edition and Cuneiform Texts. England: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-814922-0. 
  • Mitchell, Stephen (2004). Gilgamesh: A New English Version. New York: Free Press. ISBN 0-7432-6164-X. 

Analysis of Epic

  • Jacobsen, Thorkild (1976). The Treasures of Darkness, A History of Mesopotamian Religion. Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-01844-4. 
  • Tigay, Jeffrey H. (1982). The Evolution of the Gilgamesh Epic. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 0-8122-7805-4. 
  • Kluger, Rivkah (1991). The Gilgamesh Epic: A Psychological Study of a Modern Ancient Hero. Daimon. ISBN 3-85630-523-8. 
  • West, Martin Litchfield (1997). The East Face of Helicon: West Asiatic Elements in Greek Poetry and Myth. Clarendon Press. ISBN 0-19-815042-3. 
  • Best, Robert (1999). Noah's Ark and the Ziusudra Epic. Eisenbrauns. ISBN 0-9667840-1-4. 
  • Damrosch, David (2007). The Buried Book: The Loss and Rediscovery of the Great Epic of Gilgamesh. Henry Holt and Co. ISBN 0-8050-8029-5. 

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