Reply to post: "Gilgamesh isn't Babylonian"

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

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"Gilgamesh isn't Babylonian"

Babylonia culture directly descended from Sumerian/Akkadian one - one of the sources of the epic is from Babylonia.

Babylonians would rule upon Uruk in certain periods. So it's easy to make some confusion, and some old text may refer to Gilgamesh as Babylonian.

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