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Gilgamesh

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published on 13 October 2010
Gilgamesh is the semi-mythic King of Uruk best known from The Epic of Gilgamesh (c.2000-1400 BC) the great Sumerian poetic work which pre-dates Homer’s writing by 1500 years and, therefore, stands as the oldest piece of western literature. Gilgamesh’s father was the Priest-King Lugalbanda and his mother the goddess Ninsun (the Holy Mother... [continue reading]

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