The City of Rainbows: A Tale from Ancient Sumer

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  • Title: The City of Rainbows: A Tale from Ancient Sumer
  • Author: Karen Foster
  • ISBN: 9780924171703
  • Page: 484
  • Format: Paperback

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  1. This small book is a retelling of the Sumerian folktale of Enmerkar and Enshukeshdanna, in which Enmerkar, king of Uruk, and Enshukeshdanna, king of Aratta, develop a rivalry over the attentions of the goddess Inanna, who is the patron deity of both cities Its is the sequel to a previous tale, in which the rivalry develops, and the lord of Aratta sets three impossible tasks for the lord of Uruk one of which is solved by the invention of writing.City of Rainbows a nickname for Uruk simplifies the [...]


  2. This story is translated from a 1750 B.C tablet housed in the Babylonian section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Unfortunately the notes to the story do a better job of telling the story than the actual story What gets lost is the confusion between two kings one literate and one not The illiterate king translates sees the cuneiform response from the other king as rows of warriors marching against him and the royal seal signature of a lion as a hungry lion [...]


  3. I liked the concept of this book I thought the artwork done in the style of the ancient Sumerians was neat and in keeping with the nature of the story a retelling of an ancient Sumerian tale The problem I had with this book was the retelling of the story itself It didn t flow well at all and felt very disjointed Characters would just appear and it was confusing how they were contributing to the story I understand it s a retelling, but it needs to at least flow and make sense It was a bit challen [...]