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Title: Gilgamesh and Akka
Author: Katz, D
Publisher: Styx Publications; Publication Date: 1993
Paperback; ISBN: 9789072371676
Volumes: 1; Pages: 62
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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 composition. This volume is meant for specialist and non-specialist alike.