Lugalbanda — Cradle of Civilization

Lugalbanda is a character found in Sumerian mythology and literature. His name is composed of two Sumerian words meaning “young/fierce king” (lugal: king; banda: young, junior, small; but also fierce). Lugalbanda is listed in the postdiluvian period of the Sumerian king list as the second king of Uruk, saying he ruled for 1,200 years, and providing him with the epithet of the Shepherd. Whether a […]

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