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The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia that is often regarded as the earliest surviving great work of literature. The literary history of Gilgamesh begins with five Sumerian poems about Bilgamesh (Sumerian for " Gilgamesh"), king of Uruk, dating from the Third Dynasty of Ur ( c. 2100 BC).

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From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes , the SparkNotes The Epic of Gilgamesh Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays.

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The epic's prelude offers a general introduction to Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, who was two-thirds god and one-third man. He built magnificent ziggurats, or temple towers, surrounded his city with high walls, and laid out its orchards and fields. He was physically beautiful, immensely strong, and very wise. Although Gilgamesh ...

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A basic level guide to some of the best known and loved works of prose, poetry and drama from other ancient civilizations - Epic of Gilgamesh.

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The Epic of Gilgamesh is, perhaps, the oldest written story on Earth. It comes to us from Ancient Sumeria, and was originally written on 12 clay tablets in cunieform script. It is about the adventures of the historical King of Uruk ( somewhere between 2750 and 2500 BCE). The translator chose to eliminate Tablet XII for personal ...

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Sep 15, 2017 ... Epic of Gilgamesh: Ancient Mesopotamian odyssey recorded in the Akkadian language about Gilgamesh, the king of the Mesopotamian city-state Uruk (Erech). The fullest extant text of the Gilgamesh epic...

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Sep 8, 2017 ... This week, we're continuing our discussion of heroes by talking about Gilgamesh, star of one of the earliest written hero stories, The Epic of Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh was a terrible ancient king who left his kingdom seeking adventure, and eventually on the prowl for immortality. Along the way, he checks pretty ...
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