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Gilgamesh (name means hero-ancestor) lived in Uruk, Sumeria over 4,500 years ago. His story was recounted in the Epic of Gilgamesh. His sidekick was named Enkidu. Gilgamesh killed a supernatural ogre named Huwawa, guardian of the Gods’ Cedar Forest. Later, he slayed the Bull of Heaven, incurring the Gods’ wrath. He had many other adventures. He reminds me of the semi-legendary King Arthur. Write about him? Oh, yes.




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