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Who Says Gay Marriage Isn’t Part of Western Civilization?: Gay Marriage Between Gilgamesh and Enkidu in Mesopotamia Circa 2500 BCE

The wrestling scene between Enkidu and Gilgamesh, at the end of Part One of the Gilgamesh Epic, raises some interesting issues about the role of sexuality, and even homosexuality, in the Epic: In Uruk the bridal bed was made, fit … Continue reading

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WWF in Ancient Mesopotamia: Enkidu Wrestles Gilgamesh

In Part 1 of the Epic of Gilgamesh we discover these basic plot elements: The city of Uruk is established and ruled by an Apollonian and imperialist young man named Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh is perceived, by at least some of his subjects, … Continue reading

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