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Gilgamesh - Wikipedia


Gilgamesh is the main character in the Epic of Gilgamesh, an Akkadian poem that is considered the first great work of literature, and in earlier Sumerian poems.

Gilgamesh - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Gilgamesh is the semi-mythic King of Uruk best known from The Epic of Gilgamesh (written c. 2150-1400 BCE) the great Sumerian/Babylonian poetic work ...

SparkNotes: The Epic of Gilgamesh: Plot Overview


A short summary of 's The Epic of Gilgamesh. This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of The Epic of Gilgamesh.

Gilgamesh | Mesopotamian mythology | Britannica.com


The best known of all ancient Mesopotamian heroes. Numerous tales in the Akkadian language have been told about Gilgamesh, and the whole collection has ...

Gilgamesh | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The ...


No contemporary information is known about Gilgamesh, who, if he was in fact an historical person, would have lived around 2700 B.C.”

Geography story - Mesopotamia


Gilgamesh and the Cedar Forest. Stories about heroes and gods were told for centuries in Mesopotamia. Many of them were written down. Here is one about a  ...

Ancient Mesopotamia: Epic of Gilgamesh - Ducksters


Kids learn about the Epic of Gilgamesh from Ancient Mesopotamia. Oldest know literature in the world.

The Epic of Gilgamesh - Assyrian International News Agency


The Epic Of Gilgamesh. 1. THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH. N. K. Sanders. Assyrian International News Agency. Books Online www.aina.org ...

The 'Epic of Gilgamesh' revised as 2.6k clay tablet adds a new ...


Oct 5, 2015 ... The famous poem, which dates back to 2100 BC, tells the story of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, and Enkidu, a man created by the gods to stop him ...

The great Flood: the Epic of Gilgameš - Livius


Epic of Gilgameš, tablet XI. The Epic of Gilgameš is one of the most famous texts from ancient Babylonia. It tells the story of a king who is trying to find immortality,  ...

Gilgamesh is the central figure and hero of the Assyro-Babylonian myth The Epic of Gilgamesh, a story written on clay tablets that is considered to be the earliest known literary work. Gilgamesh was probably a real person who lived between 2,500 and 2,70... More »
Born: c. 2700 B.C., Uruk, Babylonia(now Iraq)
Died: c. 2700 B.C.
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