15.8 C
New York
Sunday, June 13, 2021

Animation for the Epic Ancient Tale of Gilgamesh [Video]

- Advertisement -

This is a good animation that will show you the story of the Epic tale of Gilgamesh. This is a piece of literature that all of us encounter during our school years, if you didn’t manage to read this epic tale, you can watch it here.

Gilgamesh is the main character from the Epic of Gilgamesh, an old Akkadian poem that is considered to be the oldest great work of literature in human history.

He is also considered as a historical figure by many scholars. Many inscriptions have been found which could confirm his existence and also other figures that are mentioned inside this epic. Many think that he was probably a king.

This literature was discovered in the 18th century in old Babylonian, but only a few tables had survived.

- Advertisement -

Stay Connected

170,897FansLike
20,219FollowersFollow

Latest Articles

History of the Varangian Guard and Their Effectiveness

The Varyags of Miklagaard, also more commonly known as the Varangian Guard of Constantinople (hence the runic markings in Hagia Sophia). They were an...

The Latin Empire of Constantinople (1204 – 1261)

In June 1203 the crusaders of the 4th crusade attacked the city of Constantinople on request of the Byzantine prince Alexius. Alexus III fled...

History of the Kingdom of Aragon

The kingdom of Aragon was a kingdom in northeastern Spain, roughly coextensive with the modern autonomous community of Aragon. The name Aragon comes from...

The conqueror of Constantinople – Story of Mehmed II Fatih

Mehmed II Fatih (the Conqueror) is born March 30 1432 in Adrianople as the fourth son of Murad II. Little is known for his...

Prussian Crusade and the Stand for Paganism

As the Polish people were Christianized, and the Kingdom of Poland was established, seeking to conquer the lands that bordered the Baltic Sea, they...