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THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH

INDEX

CAST OF CHARACTERS

GILGAMESH: The hero and king of Uruk
ENKIDU: His new friend
NINSUN: Wise goddess and mother of Gilgamesh
SHAMBAT: Sacred girl who brought the two friends together
ANNU:     Father of the Gods and patron of Uruk
HUMBABA:   Monster god who must be killed
ISHTAR: The King's spurned and vengeful suitor - and goddess
ENTI:   The god who unleashes the great flood
SIDUR: The bar maid with wordly advice
URHANIBAI: The boatman who gives passage to paradise
UPNAPISHTIM: Who holds the secret of eternal life

             

CAST OF CHARACTERS                   

GLOSSARY

TABLET I

TABLET II

TABLET III

TABLET IV

TABLET V

TABLET VI

TABLET VII

TABLET VIII

TABLET IX

TABLET X

TABLET XI

TABLET XII

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