Gilgamesh, originally uploaded by smallfox2.

How tough is Gilgamesh! Even with pigeon poo in his eye, he still holds on to that lion.
(Statue at Sydney University.)
If you’ve never read the Epic of Gilgamesh, I recommend it. It’s not long and you’ll be reading one of the world’s oldest written texts.
I just imagine what the world was like then, living in those days before Seinfeld…


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