The Resource Gilgamesh the king, retold and illustrated by Ludmila Zeman

Gilgamesh the king, retold and illustrated by Ludmila Zeman

Label
Gilgamesh the king
Title
Gilgamesh the king
Statement of responsibility
retold and illustrated by Ludmila Zeman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gilgamesh, half-god and half-man, in his loneliness and isolation becomes a cruel tyrant over the citizens of Uruk. To impress them forever he orders a great wall to be built, driving his people to exhaustion and despair so that they cry to the Sun God for help. In answer, another kind of man, Enkidu, is sent to earth to live among the animals and learn kindness from them. He falls in love with Shamhat, a singer from the temple, and he follows her back to Uruk. There, Enkidu, the "uncivilized" beast from the forest, shows the evil Gilgamesh through friendship what it means to be human
Member of
Cataloging source
NTAUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zeman, Ludmila
Dewey number
  • 398.21
  • E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.Z43
LC item number
Gi 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Gilgamesh the king, retold and illustrated by Ludmila Zeman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn1016554819
Dimensions
27 x 30 cm.
Extent
1 volumes (unpaged)
Isbn
9780887764370
Lccn
91067565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1016554819
Label
Gilgamesh the king, retold and illustrated by Ludmila Zeman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn1016554819
Dimensions
27 x 30 cm.
Extent
1 volumes (unpaged)
Isbn
9780887764370
Lccn
91067565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1016554819

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