The Epic of Gilgamesh - Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh

By Gilgamesh

  • Release Date: 2011-12-30
  • Genre: Poetry
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The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic poem from Mesopotamia. It is one of the oldest known literary works. Preserved on 12 clay tablets, the story focuses on Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, and his relationship with companion Enkidu along with their wild adventures and the reaction of the gods to those dangerous excursions. The poem also addresses grief, death, and the quest for eternal life.