Gilgamesh, a Troubled Hero
December 4, 2004 Saturday 3PM CT
Gilgamesh, (GILL-guh-mesh) the oldest story in the world, has just hit the New York Times' bestseller list in its new translation. After three, Jean Feraca and her guest explore the parallels between Gilgamesh's quest to "rid the world of evil," and the United States' invasion of Iraq.
- Stephen Mitchell, translater of the new English version of "Gilgamesh," the heroic epic from ancient Babylonia.