Gilgamesh has become a fairy tale of sorts of late; but he was a real man with real issues. The scene below was from Star Trek in 2009...
There is a place called Mesopotamia and it is the cradle of civilization. Albeit in modern times it has fallen to more threats from evil itself. When you discover history you can see what's beginning to unravel faster. History has a way of repeating itself, but you wouldn't know it unless, you look back. It really is the only way to keep moving forward.
The region of what is now Iraq, is the birthplace of writing and the city of Babylon. The hanging gardens of Babylon is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and it is the only one whose original location has not been established. It doesn't mean it never existed, after all it has inspired so many more hanging gardens around the world since.
There is an very long poem about a man named Gilgamesh, recounting his struggles as a reckless youth, his fear of death, and his quest for immortality. Men think living forever is