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George, Andrew and Al-Rawi, Farouk N. H. (2019) 'Gilgamesh dreams of Enkidu: An Old Babylonian tablet of Gilgamesh in the Suleimaniyah Museum.' Revue d'assyriologie et d'archéologie orientale, 113. pp. 131-138.

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Abstract

This article presents an Old Babylonian fragment of the Epic of Gilgamesh now in the Suleimaniyah Museum. The passage of text preserved on it describes how Gilgamesh dreams of the coming of the wild man Enkidu. It has many points in common with other versions of the same episode, from both the second and the first millennium. The article compares the various versions of the passage for similarities and differences, and concludes that the Suleimaniyah fragment is one more witness to an Old Babylonian poem of Gilgamesh that had considerable currency in southern Babylonia.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of History, Religions & Philosophies > Department of Religions & Philosophies
ISSN: 03736032
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.3917/assy.113.0131
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2019 09:46
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/31265
Related URLs: https://www.cai ... ssyriologie.htm

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