The Epic of Gilgamesh
 


Akkadian Cylinder Seal of Adda (c. 2250 B.C.E) www.mythfolklore.net


WEEK I: The Epic of Gilgamesh
AUCW 180 HUMANITIES
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            Two interesting links to the study of the Gilgamesh epic: an interesting and helpful interactive general Map of the Ancient Near East and a clever site called Write Like a Babylonian which allows you to see your name in a cuneiform monogram!
 
 

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Readings and Links

Brown, Arthur, "Storytelling, the Meaning of Life and the Epic of Gilgamesh."
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Kramer, Noah. History Begins at Sumer
___________ Sumerian Mythology
Woolley, C. Leonard. The Sumerians