• Epic of Gilgamesh
    The Epic of Gilgamesh What is it? An epic poem that details the adventures of Gilgamesh and his friend Enkidu. Gilgamesh was a Sumerian king thought to have ruled the Sumerian city-state of Uruk in about 2600BCE. The poem was recorded on twelve tablets in the Akkadian and Old Babylonian la...
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  • The Epic of Gilgamesh
    The Epic of Gilgamesh Summary: The epic begins with Enkidu. He lives with the animals, suckling at their breasts, grazing in the meadows, and drinking at their watering places. A hunter discovers him and sends a temple prostitute into the wilderness to tame him. In that time, people considered wo...
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  • Studying the Epic
    DOCUMENT RESUME CS 201 686 ED 098 597 AUTHOR TITLE INSTITUTION Fleming, Margaret, Ed. Teaching the Epic. National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, PUB DATE NOTE AVAILABLE FROM 74 120p. EDRS PRICE DESCRIPTORS MF-$0.75 HC-$5.40 PLUS POSTAGE American...
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  • The Epic of Gilgamesh Summary
    The Epic of Gilgamesh dates back to as early as Bronze Age Mesopotamia, to the people of Sumer that told poems and legends of a great hero-king called Gilgamesh, the demigod ruler of Uruk (around 2500 BCE). The legends and poems were later gathered into a longer epic and written on clay tablets C. 1...
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  • Epic of Gilgamesh Summary
    The Epic of Gilgamesh: A Summary Gilgamesh was a historical king of Uruk in Babylonia, on the River Euphrates in what is now Iraq; he lived about 2700 BCE. Many stories and songs were told and sung, and later written down, about Gilgamesh, The earliest of that have survived date to about 20...
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  • Epic of Gilgamesh Summary
    EPIC OF GILGAMESH: AS A SUMMARY Gilgamesh was a powerful and a bold king of Uruk in Southern Babylonia. People believed that he was two-thirds god and one-third human. Although he was godlike in body and in mind, he began his kingship with arrogance. The people of Uruk cried out to the...
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  • The Epic Battle of Shiloh
    The Epic Battle of Shiloh By: Brian Semich Mr. Gavin HIST 2030 05 Abstract (Summary of Report) The First Day April 6, 1862 With the loss of Forts Henry and Donelson in February, General Johnston withdrew his Confederate forces into west Tennessee, northern Mississippi and Alabama to reorga...
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  • My Antonia Summary
    Summary: Introduction The novel opens with an unnamed narrator recounting a train trip through Iowa the previous summer with an old friend named Jim Burden, with whom the narrator grew up in a small Nebraska town. The narrator recalls talking with Jim about childhood on the prairie, and then notes...
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  • Summary
    Chapter 2 Summary Rivers, Cities and the Rise of Complex Societies, c. 4000-2000 BCE By the late fourth millennium BCE, the city of Uruk in the southernmost part of the Mesopotamian alluvium had a population of at least 10,000 inhabitants and had grown into an immense commercial and administrative...
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  • All Western Fron Summary
    Chapter One Summary Chapter One opens with Paul Bäumer, the narrator, and the other members of the Second Company, a unit of German soldiers fighting during World War I, resting after being relieved from the front lines. They have spent the last two weeks at the front in constant battle. Out of a...
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  • Summary and Analysis of Heart of Darkness
    Summary and Analysis Heart Of Darkness Part One A ship called the Nellie is cruising down the Thames--it will rest there as it awaits a change in tide. The narrator is an unidentified guest aboard the ship. He describes at length the appearance of the Thames as an interminable waterway, and th...
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  • Summary of Midnight's Children by Salamn Rushdie
    Plot Overview Saleem Sinai, the narrator of Midnight’s Children, opens the novel by explaining that he was born on midnight, August 15, 1947, at the exact moment India gained its independence from British rule. Now nearing his thirty-first birthday, Saleem believes that his body is beginning to...
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  • Beouwlf Summary
    Beowulf Character Map THE GEATS:were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting what is now Götaland ("land of the Geats") in modern Sweden. The Geats were Beowulf's clan - a seafaring tribe residing in the south of Sweden. As the poem suggests, the Geats appear to have been conquered and disappe...
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  • Jospeh Andrews as Comic Epic in Prose
    Joseph Andrews From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the novel. For the former Liberal Member of Parliament, see Joseph Andrews (politician). Joseph Andrews Author(s) Henry Fielding Original title The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and His Friend, Mr. A...
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  • Beowulf Summary
    Beowulf Summary By: Holden Caulfield So I will tell you about Beowulf, if you really want to hear about it. I personally found the entire epic to be filled with phoniness. The main character, Beowulf, claims he is this huge hero that saved everyone from the damn monster, Grendel. I doubt ev...
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  • Epic Prop: - Management of Quality - Outcome 3 Tqm
    Epic Prop Overview Epic prop is a supplier, manufacturer and service provider of props in the film making industry. They specialise in the supply of film and movie props ranging all the way from high budget film producers to the fan film culture that has sprung up over the last decade. Epic pr...
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  • Vishnu Summary
    Vishnu SUMMARY Vishnu: The preserver and protector of the universe He is part of the Hindu triumvirate, which includes Brahman (creator of the universe), Shiva (the destroyer), and Vishnu. His role is to return to the earth in troubled times and restore the balance of good and evil. So far, he...
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  • Reality Is Broken Summary
    REALITY IS BROKEN | WHY GAMES MAKE US BETTER AND HOW THEY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD | JANE MCGONIGAL | Summary Zhang Huijing Fashion Marketing English 2nd Year We always regard “GAMES” as “pastimes”, but in reality the functions of games are more than that. First Part_ Introduction...
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  • Gilgamish Epic
    An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh by Anonymous, Edited by Morris Jastrow, Translated 1 Albert by Part III Published from the fund given to the university in memory of Mary An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh by Anonymous, Edited by Morris Jastrow, Translated by Albert T. Cla...
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  • Summary of Mahabharat
    THE MAHABHARATA A Chapter by Chapter summary of the great Indian epic, as an aid to finding passages within the original 18 Volumes. Written by Duncan Watson. 14-Dec-92 THE MAHABHARATA Translations by Kisari Mohan Ganguli and Pratap Chandra Roy. The Pratap Chandra Roy version published...
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