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Gilgamesh, Enkidu, and the nether world: bibliography

Print sources used

Alster, Bendt, "The Mythology of Mourning", Acta Sumerologica 5 (1983), 1-16: commentary, translation (ll. 201, 203)

Attinger, Pascal, Eléments de linguistique sumérienne. La construction de du11/e/di «dire». (Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis Sonderband) Editions Universitaires/Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht: Fribourg/Göttingen, 1993: 37: commentary (adds to the list of mss. in Shaffer 1963)

Cavigneaux, Antoine, and Al-Rawi, Farouk, "La fin de Gilgamesh, Enkidu et les Enfres d'après les manuscrits d'Ur et de Meturan (Textes de Tell Haddad VIII)", Iraq 62 (2000) in press: score transliteration, translation, photograph, handcopy, commentary

George, Andrew, The Epic of Gilgamesh. The Babylonian Epic Poem and Other Texts in Akkadian and Sumerian. Allen Lane The Penguin Press: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1999: 175-195: translation

Koefoed, Aase, "Gilgames, Enkidu and the Nether World", Acta Sumerologica 5 (1983), 17-23: commentary

Römer, Willem H.Ph., "4. Totenbefragung: Aus 'Bilgamesh, Enkidu und die Unterwelt', Z. 231-303", in Kaiser, Otto (ed.), Deutungen der Zukunft in Briefen, Orakeln und Omina. (Texte aus der Umwelt des Alten Testaments, II, 1) Gütersloher Verlagshaus Gerd Mohn: Gütersloh, 1986: 36-45: translation, commentary (ll. 231-303)

Römer, Willem H.Ph., Hecker, Karl, and Kaiser, Otto, Lieder und Gebete, 1 (Texte Aus der Umwelt des Alten Testaments, II, 5) Gütersloher Verlagshaus Gerd Mohn: Gütersloh 1989, 713-715: translation, commentary (ll. 16-35 (by Römer))

Shaffer, Aaron, "Sumerian Sources of the Tablet XII of the Epic of Gilgamesh", University of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia ( Ph.D dissertation) 1963: commentary, translation, composite text, handcopy

Tournay, R.-J., and Shaffer, A., L'épopée de Gilgamesh. Paris, 1994: 249-274: translation

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