An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh...

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Author  Morris Jastrow Jr.
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   November 16, 2016
ISBN  1451018037
Pages  120

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Excerpt from An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic: On the Basis of Recently Discovered Texts

The Introduction, the Commentary to the two tablets, and the Appendix, are by Professor Jastrow, and for these he assumes the sole responsibility. The text of the Yale tablet is by Professor Clay. The transliteration and the translation of the two tablets represent the joint work of the two authors. In the transliteration of the two tablets, C. E. Keiser's "System of Accentuation for Sumero-Akkadian signs" (Yale Oriental Researches - Vol. IX, Appendix, New Haven, 1919) has been followed.

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