Gilgamesh and Akka

Gilgamesh and Akka

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'Gilgamesh and Akka' is a short narative poem in standard literary Sumerian. The protagonist of the tale is Gilgamesh, lord of Uruk. It is the story of Uruk's war of liberation from the hegemony of Kish. Katz's analysis of the literary structure and historical value of the texts sheds new light on the compsition. This volume is meant for specialists and non-specialists alike.of elders and a Lower House of a#39;mena#39;.70 This view is based solely on the evidence of Gilgamesh and Akka. Falkenstein in his essay on the Sumerian temple-city (first published in 1954)71 argued that the assembly had neither controlling noranbsp;...


Title:Gilgamesh and Akka
Author: Dina Katz
Publisher:BRILL - 1993-01-01
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