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...
Uruk, Babylonia (now Iraq)
Gilgamesh (/ˈɡɪl.ɡə.mɛʃ/; , Gilgameš, originally Bilgamesh ...
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
It describes the heroic exploits of Gilgamesh
, who may have been an actual, historical ruler of the city of Uruk at one time. Regardless, he became a mythical figure and principle figure in many stories, alongside his chief companion Enkidu, who was half-man and half-b... More »
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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
Gilgamesh is the great half-god, half-human king born from the union between
the King of Uruk, Lugalbanda, and goddess Rimat-Ninsun. He ruled the ...