Re: So fascinatingly old
Posted by Tyrone Slothrop
on Wednesday, November 18 2020 at 5:10:21PM
ud ri-a ud sud-rá ri-a
ĝi6 ri-a ĝi6 bad-rá ri-a
mu ri-a mu sud-rá ri-a
In those days, in those distant days,
In those nights, in those far-off nights,
In those years, in those distant years...
That is the beginning of the Sumerian poem known as Gilgameš, Enkidu, and the Netherworld
, both text and translation taken from Alhena Gadotti's recent edition.