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The Epic of Gilgamesh

Literature
Further Study Bibliography
Further Study Bibliography

Suggestions for Further Reading

Black, Jeremy, and Anthony Green. Gods, Demons and Symbols of Ancient Mesopotamia: An Illustrated Dictionary. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992.

Dalley, Stephanie. Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Heidel, Alexander. The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972.

Maier, John. Gilgamesh: A Reader. Wauconda, Illinois: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2001.

Tigay, Jeffrey H.The Evolution of the Gilgamesh Epic. 1982 . Reprint, Wauconda, Illinois: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2002.

Suggested Annotated Translations

Ferry, David, trans. Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1992.

Foster, Benjamin R., ed. The Epic of Gilgamesh: A Norton Critical Edition. New York: W. W. Norton, 2001.

Gardner, John, and John Maier, eds. Gilgamesh. New York: Vintage Books, 1985.

George, Andrew, ed. The Epic of Gilgamesh: The Babylonian Epic Poem and Other Texts in Akkadian and Sumerian. New York: Penguin Classics, 2000.

mitchell, stephen, ed. Gilgamesh: A New English Version. New York: Free Press, 2004.

Sandars, N. K., ed. The Epic of Gilgamesh. New York: Penguin Classics, 1972.