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Gilgamesh Trilogy
Gilgamesh Trilogy


 
Beginner Level Literature
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The Epic of Gilgamesh is the oldest known epic poem. Written on 12 stone tablets it dates from the 7th century B.C.

The story tells of Gilgamesh, a cruel king whose life is changed by his friendship with Enkidu, a wild man who joins him on many quests. When Enkidu dies the anguished Gilgamesh embarks on a quest for immortality.

This beautifully written and illustrated series of books retells the story in a manner which depicts the humanity of these ancient people who struggle with the ageless issues of life and the after-life. Readers of all ages will appreciate the illustrations evoking the surroundings of ancient Sumeria.

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