Gilgamesh: Man's First Story Resources & Further Study

Bernarda Bryson Shahn
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Heidel, Alexander. The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1949.

This scholarly book provides a tabletby-tablet translation, with variants, of the epic; there is also a study of parallels between Gilgamesh and the Old Testament.

Kirk, G. S. The Nature of the Greek Myths. Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1974. Kirk discusses the parallels between Gilgamesh and the Greek myths.

Leaning, David Adams. Mythology: The Voyage of the Hero. New York: J. B. Lippincott, 1973. This volume examines major themes of world myths, and includes several passages about Gilgamesh.

Mason, Herbert. Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative. New York: New American Library, 1970. This verse edition of the epic supplies some interesting and revealing interpretations. It also contains a useful listing of names and places that appear in the story, and a note about the background and themes. An afterword by John H. Marks discusses the history of the texts...

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