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The Epic of Gilgamesh. By Diana Perkins and Kallee Mudd. Where did it take place?. The Epic of Gilgamesh was written in Mesopotamia. Mesopotamia is located in present-day Iraq. When was it written?. The Epic of Gilgamesh was written between 2700 B.C and 600 B.C.

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  1. The Epic of Gilgamesh By Diana Perkins and Kallee Mudd

  2. Where did it take place? • The Epic of Gilgamesh was written in Mesopotamia. • Mesopotamia is located in present-day Iraq.

  3. When was it written? • The Epic of Gilgamesh was written between 2700 B.C and 600 B.C. • It was originally written on 12 clay tablets. • It was published for the first time in 1872, and the first complete English translation was published in 1930.

  4. What is this story about? • The Epic of Gilgamesh is a story about the king of Uruk. He was two-thirds god and one-third man. Even though he was strong and wise, he feared death. After his friend died, Gilgamesh set off on a journey to find the secret of eternal life.

  5. How was it written? • This story is a long epic poem that tells about a hero going on a long journey and facing many dangers in hopes of overcoming an important obstacle or goal in their life.

  6. Who wrote it? • The original authors of the stories that create the poem are unknown. • The latest, most complete version so far was written by a Babylonian author named Sin-Leqi-Unninni.

  7. What is the historical significance? • The Epic of Gilgamesh is the oldest work in literature. • It is believed that Gilgamesh has an account of the flood of Genesis from the Holy Bible.

  8. Sources • http://gilgamesh.psnc.pl/gilgamesh.htm • http://mythmanhelp.tripod.com/id9.html • http://www.acienttexts.org/library/mesopotamian/gilgamesh • http://www.helium.com/knowledge/61387-the-importance-of-the-epic-gilgamesh • http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/gilgamesh/facts.html