NOTICE: Citizendium is still being set up on its newer server, treat as a beta for now; please see here for more.
Citizendium - a community developing a quality comprehensive compendium of knowledge, online and free. Click here to join and contribute—free
CZ thanks our previous donors. Donate here. Treasurer's Financial Report -- Thanks to our content contributors. --

Gilgamesh

From Citizendium
Jump to: navigation, search
Gilgamesh [r]: From Mesopotamian mythology, a hero whose adventures are recounted in the fragmentary Epic of Gilgamesh. There are numerous versions of this epic story and no consensus that one particular version is the standard one. Gilgamesh has some characteristics in common with Heracles and Achilles, particularly in attachment to a friend who dies. [e]

This article contains just a definition and optionally other subpages (such as a list of related articles), but no metadata. Create the metadata page if you want to expand this into a full article.