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Articles with keyword "epic"


Mali's Boy-King

A thirteenth-century epic of prophesy, exile, and empire goes digital.


Why Read Beowulf?

How a manuscript that was nearly lost still speaks to us.

The hero of Gilgamesh ruled the ancient city of Uruk circa 2750 BCE.


Lessons from a Demigod

Gilgamesh was a brutal tyrant who foolishly tried to defeat death.