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While our modern form of theatre can thank ancient Greece for its origin in 535 BC, the first written legend of Gilgamesh actually goes all the way back to 3000 BC in Sumeria!

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While our modern form of theatre can thank ancient Greece for its origin in 535 BC, the first written legend of Gilgamesh actually goes all the way back to 3000 BC in Sumeria! George Smith was responsible for deciphering The Epic of Gilgamesh and in 1872 CE, famously, the Mesopotamian version of the Flood Story,…