Gilgamesh: the life of a poem

Michael Schmidt

Research output: Book/ReportBook


An account of the discovery and deciphering of the Gilgamesh poem, and the first critical history of the many translations and versions of the text into English.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationPrinceton, Oxford
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Number of pages184
ISBN (Print)9780691195247
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sept 2019
EventSOAS, University of London -
Duration: 1 Jan 2014 → …


  • Gilgamesh, Babylon, Assyrian, translation


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