Lecture on Gilgamesh for the course “Ancient Mythology” with Claire Catenaccio
Georgetown, September 27, 2023
Download the PowerPoint here.
Find the most updated edition of the epic at the Electronic Babylonian Literature project.
Order a copy of the book here.
Find my other academic writings about Gilgamesh here
Read the Twitter thread I wrote for the 150th anniversary of its rediscovery here.
Links for further reading
Recordings of how Babylonian literature may have been pronounced: BAPLAR.
Overview of the epic’s modern reception: Gilgamesh Among Us, Theodore Ziolkowski
An example of modern Arabic poetry responding to the epic: Gilgamesh’s Snake, Ghareeb Iskander