Gilgamesh the King (The Gilgamesh Trilogy)

Gilgamesh the King (The Gilgamesh Trilogy)

Series: Historical Booklists, Picture Books for Ancient History
Tag: Ancient History
Publisher: Tundra Books
Publication Year: 1998
ASIN: 0887764371
ISBN: 0887764371


MESOPOTAMIA- The story of Gilgamesh is said to be one of the oldest stories every recorded. This is the first picture book in a trilogy, retelling the epic of Gilgamesh for children.


Gilgamesh, half-god and half-man, in his loneliness and isolation becomes a cruel tyrant over the citizens of Uruk. In answer, another kind of man, Enkidu, is sent to earth to live among the animals and learn kindness from them.


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