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Author Bryson, Bernarda, author.
Title Gilgamesh : man's first story / written and illustrated by Bernarda Bryson.
Pub Info New York : Holt, Rinehart & Winston, [1967]
Vienna, Austria BrĂ¼der Rosenbaum
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Edition First edition
Descript 112 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Summary A retelling of the ancient legend of Gilgamesh, part god part man, whose wanderings and adventures in search of his faithful companion Enkidu provide the source for later mythological and religious epics.
Contents The temper of the gods. Uruk-of-the-walls ; The luring of Enkidu ; The first dream ; The terrible battle between Gilgamesh and Enkidu ; The monster Humbaba ; The wooing of Ishtar ; The bull of heaven ; The vengeance of Ishtar -- The wanderings of Gilgamesh. The scorpion men ; Sabitu ; How Gilgamesh crossed the bitter river ; Utnapishtim ; The secret of Utnapishtim ; The magic weed ; Gilgamesh at last finds Enkidu -- In explanation -- About the pictures.
Subject Gilgamesh.
Gilgamesh (Legendary character) -- Legends.
Related To Online version: Bryson, Bernarda. Gilgamesh; man's first story. [1st ed.]. New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston [1967] (OCoLC)606135035
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