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Which epic poem from Ancient Mesopotamia is believed to have originated as a series of Sumerian legends and poems.......

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Which epic poem from Ancient Mesopotamia is believed to have originated as a series of Sumerian legends and poems about a hero-king, which were gathered into a longer Akkadian poem much later?

posted Jul 12, 2023 by Ritika

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The Epic of Gilgamesh
It was originally titled “He who Saw the Deep” or “Surpassing All Other Kings”. Gilgamesh is listed as a king around 2700 BC. The most complete version existing is on 12 clay tablets in the library collection of the Assyrian king Ashurbanipal (around 700 BC).

answer Jul 13, 2023 by Rajni
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