Reply to post: Gilgamesh sued Apple

Forget trigonometry, 'cos Babylonians did it better 3,700 years ago – by counting in base 60!

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Gilgamesh sued Apple

Well, Gilgamesh isn't Babylonian and he's been dead over 70 years.

Have a beer.

"If Gilgamesh existed, he probably was a king who reigned sometime between 2800 and 2500 BC. The Sumerian King List claims that Gilgamesh ruled the city of Uruk for 126 years."

He probably did exist, but unlikely to have been as described in the Epic Sumerian/Akkadian poem developed over 100s of years (In that sense a bit like King Arthur, though evidence for him is more tenuous and most of what you read/see is stuff made up 100s of years after original Welsh legends.)

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