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to the English 2332 Table of Contents)
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Unit 2 Online Resources
Consult the following Internet
web pages for insightful background and text orientations, socio/historical
context statements, critical commentary, and author biographies:
An outline of the ancient epic of an historical
king of Uruk, 2700 B.C.
Translation of a Gilgamesh Prologue
The opening of the ancient Babylonian
Professor Diane Thompson's comprehensive
resource website on the "Gilgamesh" epic.
Epic of Gilgamesh Index
A recording of the characters and the
texts from each tablet.
Middle Eastern Mythology
An introduction to the twin peaks referenced
in the "Gilgamesh" epic.
Flood Tablet from the "Gilgamesh"
A photograph of the tablet bearing the
story of the flood of the "Gilgamesh" epic.
page was last modified on January 17, 2006,
and is maintained
by Dr. Geoffrey A. Grimes.