Tag: Ancient Mesopotamian life

Gilgamesh in Akkadian

Reposting this amazing recording of the Gilgamesh Epic in its original Akkadian. I should point out that the earliest version of the Gilgamesh stories were poems written in Sumerian, not in Akkadian. The Akkadian version (written hundreds of years later) is the best known complete version.   Hear The Epic of Gilgamesh Read in the…

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What The Sumerians Wore

What did the Sumerian people wear? ┬áHere are some tantalizing pictures….   And here is what World History Center says about the topic: Sumerian Clothing and Dress Ancient Mesopotamia was situated in the area of land that is defined by the two great rivers the Tigris and the Euphrates and that is contained within modern…

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