RANKE, Hermann (trans.)

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The Epic of Gilgamesh is a Babylonian poem with an ancient history stretching across 17 centuries, from about 1750 to 100 BC. The surviving manuscripts are clay tablets inscribed in cuneiform script in several different languages Akkadian in Mesopotamia and Syria, and Hittite and Hurrian in Anatolia excavated among the archaeological sites of the Near East from 1850 to the present. This is the 1924 translation by the German Assyriologist Hermann Ranke. Rodenberg 141.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: L. Friederichsen & Co
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1924
  • Place Published: Hamburg
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
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  • Details:
    Limited edition of 300 copies of which this is no. 72. Hamburger Handdrucke der Werkstatt Lerchenfeld, Buch 4.107, [3] p. 35 cm. Leather spine with handwoven paper. Scuffs to leather and corners bumped. Paper browned. Endpapers foxed. German text.

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