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Category Mesopotamian Myth

Beliefs and practices of ancient Mesopotamia civilizations, like Sumer, Akkad, Assyria, and Babylonia between circa 3500 BC and 400 AD.

Epic of Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh is the semi-mythic King of Uruk in Mesopotamia best known from The Epic of Gilgamesh (written c. 2150 - 1400 BCE) the great Sumerian/Babylonian poetic work which pre-dates Homer’s writing by 1500 years and, therefore, stands as the oldest piece of epic world literature. The motif of the quest for the meaning of life is [...]