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The buried book : the loss and rediscovery of the great Epic of Gilgamesh, David Damrosch

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The buried book : the loss and rediscovery of the great Epic of Gilgamesh
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The buried book
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the loss and rediscovery of the great Epic of Gilgamesh
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David Damrosch
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eng
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Title
The buried book
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Summary
A critical study of the ancient Babylonian epic of Gilgamesh describes its composition around 1200 B.C., its loss in 600 B.C., its rediscovery and deciphering in the nineteenth century, and the fast-paced story itself of a great Middle Eastern hero and his exploits
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190132
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DLC
Dewey number
809/.93353
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PJ3771.G6
LC item number
D36 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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David Damrosch
The buried book : the loss and rediscovery of the great Epic of Gilgamesh, David Damrosch
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The buried book : the loss and rediscovery of the great Epic of Gilgamesh, David Damrosch
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-293) and index
Contents
The broken tablets -- Early fame and sudden death -- The lost library -- The fortress and the museum -- After Ashurbanipal, the deluge -- At the limits of culture -- The vanishing point
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ocm70230776
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 315 p.
Isbn
9780805080292
Lccn
2006049523
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ill., map

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