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Das Gilgamesch-Epos: Mythos, Werk und Tradition
Sallaberger, Walther

Munich: Beck, 2008 pp. 128. €7.90

Description: Dieses Buch bietet einen Überblick über den Inhalt des Gilgamesch-Epos, macht vertraut mit dem kulturellen Umfeld in dem dieses älteste Werk der Weltliteratur entstanden ist, erläutert die Sage, ihre historischen Aspekte und ihre Protagonisten und informiert über ihre Verbreitung, ihre literarische Gestaltung, ihre anthropologischen Aspekte sowie ihre Rezeptionsgeschichte.

Subjects: Ancient Near East, Mesopotamian Literature, Literature

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Review by Gerhard Karner
Published 4/4/2009
Citation: Gerhard Karner, review of Walther Sallaberger, Das Gilgamesch-Epos: Mythos, Werk und Tradition, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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