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Anonymous - Gilgamesh
The authors of this epic poem remain largely anonymous. The latest and most complete version ever found was composed no later than around 600 BCE, and was signed by a Babylonian author who called himself Sin-Leqi-Unninni. This is the Akkadian version and is usually the basis of most translations. It is one of the earliest known works of literature.
The Epic of Gilgamesh is an ancient epic poem from Mesopotamia dating back to roughly 2000 BCE. It is believed to be one of the earliest works of literature in human history. Scholars believe that its origins were in ancient Sumerian poems that...