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Real Life Gate of Babylon

Fate fans visiting the Isetan department store in Shinjuku have noticed a display that looks vaguely like Gilgamesh’s Noble Phantasm, Gate of Babylon.

伊勢丹のディスプレイがゲートオブバビロンにしか見えなくて http://t.co/dNILEeR8lx…

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Google Chrome Theme: Gilgamesh

Representing a gender swapped Gilgamesh from Fate/ Stay Night wearing a hot two piece yellow bikini. She is present to beautify your Google Chrome browser and she will definitely be your companion in surfing the web. 70 more words

Media

Lady Ishtar

Ishtar was frequently placed by the side of Asshur as a war-goddess.

Ere she left the plains of Babylonia for the uplands of Assyria she had evinced certain bellicose propensities. 469 more words

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Gilgamesh The Hunter ~ Ralph Ellis

http://www.edfu-books.com/gilgamesh.html

Gilgamesh is the ancient Sumerian epic, written some 4,000 years ago and rediscovered only in the nineteenth century. It is a story that has echoes of the biblical Old Testament, with its graphic details of the flood and the formation of mankind from the dust of the earth.

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Belief Systems

QUOTE: Herbert Mason

“He looked at the walls,
Awed at the heights
His people had achieved
And for a moment — just a moment —
All that lay behind him…

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Review: GILGAMESH - A VERSE NARRATIVE

Interpreter: Herbert Mason

Number of Pages: 128

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Release Date: (it’s an ancient story, so not really sure what to put here…. this version was published in 1972 though) 766 more words

Books

Mind Swords!

I…got bored…as I am wont to do.  I could have been cleaning my apartment…but noooooooo…

Anyway, enjoy the random folk who make/control swords with their brains.

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