Danny P. Jackson

Danny P. Jackson Danny P. Jackson is a teacher of Greek and Latin with degrees in comparative literature and classical languages. Formerly a project editor for Prentice Hall, a freelance journalist, and a teacher of English and religion, he has done preliminary work on a poetic rendition of Enuma Elish, the world's first recorded creation story, also from the ancient Near Eastern milieu. Jackson's work has appeared in The New York Times, National Catholic Reporter, English Journal, Phi Delta Kappan, Commonwealth, New Jersey Educational Review, Media & Methods, and Ocean County Times Observer. Jackson is the author of The Epic of Gilgamesh, Second Edition (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1997), Gilgamis Destani (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2005), and Gilgamesh: A Myth Revisited (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2001).

Danny P. Jackson's Books

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  • Gilgamis Destani: The Epic of Gilgamesh in Turkish

    Author: Danny P. Jackson   Introduction: Robert D. Biggs   Appreciation: James G. Keenan
    Product Code: 4407
    ISBN: 978-975-509-440-3

    Description & More Details

    The Turkish edition of the Gilgamesh, Gilgamis Desani, is a faithful translation of Jackson's rendition. This first translation in Turkish contains the entire content of the Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers edition: Introduction by Robert D. Biggs; Appreciation by James G. Keenan; eighteen photographs of artifacts, captioned by Robert D. Biggs; 'My Poetic Intention' by Danny P. Jackson; all twelve tablets of the Gilgamesh text; glossary of proper names; and fifteen original woodcuts by Thom Kapheim.