Video introduces the earliest work of literature—The Epic of Gilgamesh. Learn how this ancient story still inspires readers and artists today, and how its themes of power and leadership, and friendship still resonate. Also includes expert's views, timeline, map, glossary and the text
This volume is composed of three main parts. In the first part, the reconstructed text and its translation are laid down. In the second part, the problems in the translation of Sumerian are presented. The last part provides a line-by-line commentary on the Gilgamesh text.