|LC control no.||n 80080430
|Uniform title heading||Gilgamesh
|Variant(s)||Epic of Gilgamesh
Ishtar and Izdubar
Ishtar (Assyro-Babylonian epic)
Sha naqba imura
|Form of work||epic poem
|Special note||AACR2 record represents the work and its first, Sumerian, expression.
|Found in||Its Arabic & Akkadian. Malḥamat Gilgāmish, 1984: t.p. (Gilgāmish)
Its El cantar del Guilgamesh, 1980: t.p. (Sha naqba imura) p. 8 (Sha naqba imura is the first line in the text of the Gilgamesh and at one time it was known by this title)
Aḥmad, S.S. Kilkāmish, 1990: t.p. (Kilkāmish) p. 23 (Jiljāmish)
Saporetti, C. Saggi su il Ghilgameš, 2003.
The standard Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, 1997.
Brill's new Pauly online, 3 March 2011 (Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh epic; Gilgamesh is mentioned in non-literary sources as early as 2700 BC, but the written form of the Epic of Gilgamesh was produced in Sumerian during the 21st century BC; an Akkadian version arose in the 19th/18th centuries BC)