Epic of gilgamesh

Uncover the ancient world with the Epic of Gilgamesh, the oldest known story. Dive into the adventures of Gilgamesh as he searches for immortality and learn about the rich mythology and history of Mesopotamia.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Blake, Dylan Thomas, Robert Frost, John Keats, Ancient Origins, Ancient History, Sylvia Plath, Poem Styles

This retelling of key parts of the Epic explores the unconventional idea that Gilgamesh was not searching for life eternal on Earth, as has been suggested as the theme of the Epic, but was instead searching for the means of transport to return to his goddess mother Ninsun’s home planet in the heavens. Taking poetic licence, the author merges some ideas from modern science and technology with the story from the ancient text.

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Owen Welsh