El relato mítico del rey Gilgamesh, símbolo de l. a. lucha eterna del hombre contra el miedo a los angeles muerte.
«Que el cruce de caminos sea el lugar donde moras.»
Los fragmentos más antiguos que se conservan de l. a. epopeya de Gilgamesh son obra de un poeta paleobabilónico que escribió hace más de tres mil setecientos años. Fue compuesta en lengua acadia, pero sus orígenes literarios se remontan a cinco poemas sumerios. En ella se cuenta los angeles historia de Gilgamesh, el gran rey de Uruk, sus encuentros con monstruos y dioses, su enfrentamiento y posterior amistad con Enkidu el salvaje, el nacido en las tierras altas, y su arduo viaje en busca del secreto de los angeles inmortalidad. Además de abordar temas como l. a. familia, l. a. amistad o los deberes del rey, los angeles epopeya de Gilgamesh versa, sobre todo, de l. a. lucha eterna del hombre contra el miedo a l. a. muerte.
La versión de Andrew George -la de referencia en el mundo occidental- l. a. introducen palabras muy sabias de José Luis Sampedro. Como cierre, un epílogo sobre los angeles pervivencia del mito realizado por los profesores de comunicación audiovisual de l. a. Universidad Pompeu Fabra Jordi Balló y Xavier Pérez.
Jorge Luis Borges dijo...
«Tal vez no solo cronológicamente es los angeles primera de las epopeyas del mundo. Diríase que todo ya está en este libro babilónico.»
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