The Epic of Gilgamesh: Crash Course World Mythology #26

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John Horgan
by CrashCourse
published on 20 October 2017
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This week, we're continuing our discussion of heroes by talking about Gilgamesh, star of one of the earliest written hero stories, The Epic of Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh was a terrible ancient king who left his kingdom seeking adventure, and eventually on the prowl for immortality. Along the way, he checks pretty much all the boxes on the checklist of Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey.

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CrashCourse, . (2017, October 20). The Epic of Gilgamesh: Crash Course World Mythology #26. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1334/the-epic-of-gilgamesh-crash-course-world-mythology/

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