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- DescriptionEnkidu, a wild and mighty hero, is created by the gods to challenge the arrogant King Gilgamesh. But, instead of killing each other, the two become friends. Travelling together to the Cedar Forest, they fight and slay the evil monster Humbaba. But, when Enkidu is killed, his death haunts and breaks the mighty Gilgamesh.
- Author Biography<b>N. K. Sandars</b>studied, soon after the war, with Professor Gordon Childe at the Institute of Archaeology, University of London, and took the diploma of the Institute. She continued to work at Oxford, taking a B.Litt. degree in the prehistory of Europe, and thereafter she worked on the prehistory of the Aegean, receiving a studentship at St. Hugh s College, Oxford, a scholarship from Oxford University and a travelling prize from the University of Liverpool. She has travelled extensively in Europe and in the Near and Middle East, and has taken part in excavations in the British Isles and overseas. She has contributed article to various journals and is the author of<i>Bronze Age Cultures in France</i>, <i>Prehistoric Art in Europe</i>, <i>Poems of Heaven and Hell from Ancient Mesopotamia</i>, and<i>The Sea Peoples</i>. She is a fellow the British Academy and of the Society of Antiquaries of London and a corresponding member of the German Archaeological Institute.
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication04/05/2006
- GenrePoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPenguin Books Ltd
- Out-of-print date02/02/2017
- Weight52 g
- Width111 mm
- Height181 mm
- Spine4 mm
- Format DetailsA-format paperback
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