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Gilgamesh, The Oldest Epic in the world!
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.

NEW! A poetic, centered version of Gilgamesh by Anonymous
An Old Babylonian Version of The Gilgamesh Epic by Anonymous
The Epic of Gilgamish
The Gilgamesh Tablets.

Gilgamesh A New English Version by Mitchell Stephen: .mp3 File

Myths Of Babylonia And Assyria
Sumerian Hymns from Cuneiform Texts in The British Museum by Frederick Augustus Vanderburgh
Sumerian Liturgies and Psalms by Stephen Langdon