Gilgamesh: A New English Version

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Simon and Schuster, 2004 - 290 pàgines
An English-language rendering of the world's oldest epic seeks to convey the work's literary richness and follows the journey of conquest and self-discovery by the heroic king of Uruk, in an edition complemented by an introduction that places the story in its historical, spiritual, and cultural context. By the author and translator of The Book of Job and Tao Te Ching. 50,000 first printing.
 

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Revisió d'Usuari  - mattries37315 - LibraryThing

Almost 4800 years after his reign in the city of Uruk, Gilgamesh is still remembered not only in his native land but now around the world even though his native language is long forgotten. In Stephen ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Gilgamesh, the son of a man and a goddess, is king of the ancient Sumerian city-state of Uruk. Gilgamesh creates too much trouble with the women in the city state and the gods made a man who will be a ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Poet and writer Stephen Mitchell attended Amherst College, the Sorbonne, and Yale University. He has been training in Zen mediation for more than 25 years. His book, Real Power, uses ancient wisdom to study power, the key to business. Mitchell also translated the Tao Te Ching.

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