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Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others (Revised edition)

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The ancient civilization of Mesopotamia thrived between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates over 4,000 years ago. The myths collected here, originally written in cuneiform on clay tablets, include parallels with the biblical stories of the Creation and the Flood, and the famous Epic of Gilgamesh, the tale of a man of great strength, whose heroic quest for immortality is dashed through one moment of weakness. Recent developments in Akkadian grammar and lexicography mean that this new translation, complete with notes, a ...

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0199538360

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9780199538362

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Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others
2009, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199538362

Revised edition

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Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others
1998, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192835895

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Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others
1991, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192817891

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Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others
1989, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198143970

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