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gilgamesh

  1. Edward Picot

    Gilgamesh, part 10

    Concluding the puppet-animation based (loosely) on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh finally realises that he cannot rescue Enkidu from the Island of the Dead. He returns home, a sadder and wiser king, but he still has one last trick up his sleeve - the invention of writing. Part 10 of...
  2. Edward Picot

    Gilgamesh, part 9

    Continuing the puppet-animation based (loosely) on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh. Having crossed the Ocean of Forgetfulness to reach the Island of the Dead, Gilgamesh re-encounters Uta-Napishti, the Distant One, who sets him a series of tests and tells the story of how death first came into...
  3. Edward Picot

    Gilgamesh, part 8

    Continuing the puppet-animation based (loosely) on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh has travelled to the end of the world to rescue his friend Enkidu from the Island of the Dead. Now he must cross the Ocean of Forgetfulness. He encounters Ur-Shanabi the Ferryman, and the mysterious...
  4. Edward Picot

    Gilgamesh, part 6

    Continuing the puppet-animation based (loosely) on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh and Enkidu encounter the monster in the sacred grove. Enkidu is killed, and Uta-Napishti, the Distant One, comes to claim him. Gilgamesh vows that he will travel to the end of the world to fetch Enkidu...
  5. Edward Picot

    Gilgamesh, part 3

    Continuing the puppet-animation based (loosely) on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh has sent Samhat the Harlot to "tame" his rival Enkidu, but when he hears of Enkidu's sexual prowess, he resolves to take matters into his own hands after all. Episode 3 of 10. - Edward Picot
  6. Edward Picot

    Gilgamesh, part 2

    Continuing the puppet-animation based (loosely) on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh. The Goddess Aruru has sent a new hero called Enkidu to challenge Gilgamesh. Rather than confront him directly, Gilgamesh sends Samhat the Harlot to tame him. Episode 2 of 10. - Edward Picot
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