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15 February 2009

368 Pages

ISBN: 9780199538362

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Myths from Mesopotamia

Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others

Edited and translated with an Introduction and Notes by Stephanie Dalley

Oxford World's Classics

  • The best scholarly edition of ancient Mesopotamian stories available
  • The most complete, all-rounded edition including 'Creation', 'The Flood', 'Gilgamesh', and other stories.
  • Includes: Introduction, Bibliography, Chronology, Glossary, Explanatory Notes, Map, Illustrations. The glossary of gods, places and key terms is extremely useful for students
  • The translation by Stephanie Dalley has taken into account the new tablets, points of grammar and lexicography that have been discovered