Gilgamesh V5


A New Translation
Sophus Helle
This is an ancillary book to the Great Book The Epic of Gilgamesh
Reading Year: 2023
Book # 5
Pages: 248
Suggested By: Jason Staples
Translation by Sophus Helle
Version: Yale University Press
Date Started: March 17, 2023
Date Finished: March 19, 2023
6h 52m 50s
Jason Staples suggested this 2021 translation by Sophus Helle. Since I enjoyed the story of Gilgamesh so much, I decided to add a 3rd reading of it using this translation.

My Thoughts

The essays at the back of this translation were extremely helpful in assisting my understanding of the story, the characters, and the land in which we have this story.

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