The Epic of Gilgamesh seems to have cosmological origins with Gilgamesh being a representation of Orion. The epic of Gilgamesh is quite a story about the sometimes tyrannical, sometimes womanizer hero/King, who has very human qualities, but seems to be spelling out a story of the heavens turn in the sky. Link to full text below. www.academia.edu/2435242/ORION_-_King_and_Judge_of_the_Dead_in_Ancient_Egypt_and_Mesopotamia_proposed_for_NDXI_March_2013_ www.world-mysteries.com/gw_rellis7.htm In Egypt it was the pharaoh Sheshi Mamaybra who ushered in the new era of Aries, the first of the Hyksos Shepherd pharaohs. In Sumer it was King Lugulbanda, with assistance from the god Gilgamesh [Orion], who fought the Sumerian theological battle with the followers of Taurus and became the first Sumerian Shepherd King. This is most probably why the epic of Gilgamesh was written: it was not an epic tale of a great king, as such, but an ancient bi-millennial celebration of the movement of the stars. THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH www.aina.org/books/eog/eog.pdf www.world-mysteries.com/gw_rellis7.htm Gilgamesh is the ancient Sumerian epic, written some 4,000 years ago on cuneiform clay tablets 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.