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How has Gilgamesh impacted modern society?

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The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia. It was written in about 1800 BC, making it one of the oldest surviving works of literature. It may mark a turning point in mankind's evolution where words were starting to be used for more than just commerce and business. In Gilgamesh , we see words being used to entertain and express values. The poem gives us insight into the world of the ancient Mesopotamians by showing us how they viewed themselves, others, and...

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