Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [ANE-2] translations of Gilgamesh

Expand Messages
  • Jgibson
    ... No - at least the Penguin that I have is N.K. Sandars version. ... Does it contain the whole text or just excerpts from it? Jeffrey -- ... Jeffrey B.
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 17, 2013
    • 0 Attachment
      On 2/16/2013 1:55 PM, Stewart Felker wrote:
      > The Penguin edition isn't Dalley's translation, is it?

      No - at least the Penguin that I have is N.K. Sandars version.
      > The same one that
      > appears in her Myths from Mesopotamia? That would probably be a good one
      > for classroom use (if the class isn't a specialty class, obviously).

      Does it contain the "whole" text or just excerpts from it?

      Jeffrey

      --
      ---
      Jeffrey B. Gibson D.Phil. Oxon.
      1500 W. Pratt Blvd
      Chicago, IL
      jgibson000@...
    • Jgibson
      ... Thanks, Peter. I have the Sandars text. I ll look for the others you mention. Jeffrey -- ... Jeffrey B. Gibson D.Phil. Oxon. 1500 W. Pratt Blvd
      Message 2 of 5 , Feb 17, 2013
      • 0 Attachment
        On 2/16/2013 10:22 PM, Peter T. Daniels wrote:
        > There are two Penguin Gilgameshes: N. K. Sandars's prose retelling, and Andrew George's rendition of the full text. The latter is of course the one to use.
        >
        > Maureen Gallery's straightforward translation is also a good one.

        Thanks, Peter. I have the Sandars text. I'll look for the others you
        mention.

        Jeffrey

        --
        ---
        Jeffrey B. Gibson D.Phil. Oxon.
        1500 W. Pratt Blvd
        Chicago, IL
        jgibson000@...
      Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.