Book Session: Gilgamesh

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    From October 25th, throughout November, we are reading The Epic of Gilgamesh

    King Uruk.jpg

    Here's a link to a free PDF version of the Gilgamesh Norton Editions, Translated by Benjamin Foster:

    Here's a link to an online audiobook of Gilgamesh Norton Editions, Translated by Benjamin Foster: 
    October 25th, 1pm SLT
    Session 1:Introduction
    November 1st, 1pm SLT
    Session 2:
    Tablet I Prologue introduces Gilgamesh
    Tablet II Shamhat civilizes Enkidu
    2018.11.01 13:00 - Gilgamesh II - Droit de Seigneur

    November 8th, 1pm SLT
    Session 3:
    Tablet III Elders give advice to Gilgamesh and enlist Enkidu
    to protect him
    Tablet IV Gilgamesh and Enkidu journey; dreams of future
     King of Uruk in Mesopotamia             
    November 15th, 1pm SLT
    Session 4:
    Tablet V Gilgamesh and Enkidu meet the forest guardian, Humbaba
    Tablet VI  Ishtar, goddess of love, proposes to Gilgamesh

    November 22nd, 1pm SLT
    Session 5:
    Tablet VII Enkidu must die for killing the bull and cutting down the cedars
    Tablet VIII Gilgamesh laments Enkidu’s death
    November 29th, 2018
    Session 6:
    Tablet IX Gilgamesh quest to find Utanapishtim
    Tablet X Gilgamesh meets tavern keeper, Siduri
    Tablet XI Gilgamesh asks Utanapishtim for knowledge

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    The Epic of Gilgamesh, Lecture by Andrew George
    Posted 19:01, 25 Oct 2018
    interesting interview with Benjamin Foster here:
    Posted 23:00, 1 Nov 2018
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