Listen To The Epic of Gilgamesh Sung in The Extinct Dialect of Ancient Sumerians

This inspired Canadian singer interprets the Epic of Gilgamesh in the original language of its makers, a dialect dead for over 4,000 years. More than 4,500 years ago, the Sumerians had created an elevated society with advanced notions in numerous fields. Their kingly heritage includes a well-established writing system, advanced concepts of astronomy and mathematics, unique architecture and arts, together with various cuneiform writings reminding of ancient heroes and demigods. Among these texts is the Epic of Gilgamesh, an ancient poem from Sumer – β€œthe land between rivers,” that has often been…

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