6.2.1 The Epic of Gilgamesh


The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the world’s oldest written stories. Gilgamesh is a superhero with extraordinary strength who goes on adventures with his sidekick, Enkidu, defeating monsters and defying the gods. However, the story also contains a more philosophical section on the meaning of life, when Gilgamesh goes to great lengths to try to become immortal.

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