Gilgames̆ and the World of Assyria: Proceedings of the Conference Held at the Mandelbaum House, the University of Sydney, 21-23 July, 2004

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Joseph Azize, Noel Weeks
Isd, 2007 - History - 240 pages
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In July 2004, a number of scholars gathered for a conference on Gilgamesh and the World of Assyria, at The University of Sydney. This volume of conference papers features contributions by Andrew George, the key note speaker, and established scholars such as J. D. Forest, V. A. Hurowitz, G. A. Rendsburg, N. Weeks and I. M. Young, together with those of other local scholars. The chief theme is the Gilgamesh epic, but interesting suggestions are made concerning the importance of that epic for biblical studies and Assyriology in general.

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Contents

LEpopee de Gilgames ses origines et sa posteité
25
Thoughts on Genre and Meaning
37
Word Play in the Gilgames Epic
67
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Dr. Noel Weeks is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Ancient History at the University of Sydney.

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