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The Enduring Lessons of “The Epic of Gilgamesh”

“It’s one of those texts that changes as you go back to it. It is so profound and full of meaning that the more life experience you bring to it, the more it has to…

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Andrew Klavan On The Epic Of Gilgamesh

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John J. Miller’s Great Books Podcast: Gilgamesh

Podcast on the reason The Epic of Gilgamesh is a Great Book.

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The Epic of Gilgamesh Revisited

The absurdity of life and death, heroic wistfulness, nostalgia for lost possibilities, melancholy of missed perfection were as meaningful five thousand years ago to the Sumerians as they are to us.