He who saw everything: a verse translation of the epic of Gilgamesh

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Rider, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 144 pages
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A version of the story of the hero who searched the earth for the herb of immortality incorporates recent findings about the tale

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About the author (1991)

Robert Temple is a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, the Egyptian Exploration Society, the Royal Historical Society, the Institute of Classical Studies, and the Institute of Historical Research. He is the author of nine books, including "Conversations with Eternity" and "The Genius of China," Most recently he and his wife, Olivia, published "The Complete Fables of Aesop" to international acclaim. He lives in London.

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