The Epic of Gilgamesh
(c. 2100 BCE)

Just the Facts:
  • Name: The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Date: around 2100 BCE; edited by Scribe Sin-Leqi-Unninni around 700
  • Place: Ancient Mesopotamia
  • Language: Akkadian and Old Babylonian
  • What it is: epic about the adventures of God-King Gilgamesh and his wild-man friend Enkidu
  • Included in lists (What's This?): LRP; Bloom

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