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The Revenge of Ishtar

Zeman, Ludmila (Book - 1993 )
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The Revenge of Ishtar

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In this second volume in the Gilgamesh trilogy, Enkidu joins Gilgamesh in the quest to slay Humbaba, the monster who has attacked the city and caused great destruction, including the death of the beautiful singer, Shamat. Gilgamesh and Enkidu successfully slay the monster and in so doing, Gilgamesh attracts the attention of the goddess Ishtar. In rejecting her advances, he incurs her revenge and an attack by the Bull of Heaven. Enkidu manages to kill the bull, but is slain by Ishtar, striking at the bond between the two friends. Shattered, Gilgamesh vows he will destroy the last monster: death.
Authors: Zeman, Ludmila
Title: The revenge of Ishtar
Publisher: Plattsburgh, N.Y. :, Tundra Books,, c1993
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill.;,27 x 30 cm
Statement of Responsibility: retold and illustrated by Ludmila Zeman
ISBN: 0887763154
Branch Call Number: j 398.21 Z53r
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Comment by: multcolib_schoolcorps Report This Dec 03, 2012

This is a longer picture book.

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