- The Epic of Gilgamesh - N. K. Sandars Translation
- Mesopatamia Ancient Text, translated by Maurine Kovacs
- Maurine Gallery Kovac's translation
- Robert Temple's Free Verse
- Digital Library Book
- Online Literature
Popular Modern Versions - Reprints
In addition to these online e-texts, there are many good translations available from Barnes & Noble, Amazon, many classics collections, as well as Dover and Signet Thrift collections. Listed below are a few of the more popular modern prose translations.
- Paperback edition, verse translation by Danny P. Jackson, illustrated by Thom Kapheim (Bolchazy Carducci, 1997, 115 pg).
- Paperback edition, verse translation by Maureen Gallery Kovacs (Stanford Univ Pr, 1989, 122 pg). Paperback edition, translated by Benjamin R. Foster (W.W. Norton & Co, 2001).
- Paperback edition, prose translation by John Harris (Writers Club Press, 2001, 105 pg).
- Paperback edition, verse translation by John Gardner and John Maier (Random House, 1985, 304 pg).
Other Good Links
- Babylonian Art
- History of Babylonia
- Oriental Institute - Map of the region
- Metropolitan Museum of Art - Mesopotamian Timeline
Study Guides and Book Notes
Many people find study guides helpful when reading classical literature. The following links include study guides, notes, and discovery questions to help you in your reading assignment.