Tag: Gilgamesh Epic

The Faithful Son Chapter 1

The Man in the Lion’s Skin (from The Faithful Son, a novel by Laura Valeri) Copyright Notice: Please respect my ownership of this work.  You’re welcome to reblog and/or forward the link, but please always give credit and link to this blog. Thanks. The man woke up on the banks of a river, freezing water…

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On Gilgamesh and Dumuzi

Note: this post has been significantly revised on September 16, 2013. A little while back I wrote a long and sometimes rambling post about the importance of the old Sumerian god Dumuzi (see The Trouble With Dumuzi) in the psyche of humanity, showing how he was the prototype for the dying and resurrected god as…

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