Gilgamesh meaning

gĭlgə-mĕsh
The semidivine king of Erech, a city of southern Babylonia, and hero of an epic collection of mythic tales, one of which tells of a flood that covered the earth.
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(bab. legend, person, proper) An ancient king and hero of an epic (Gilgamesh Epic) completed about 2000 b.c.
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Legendary king of Uruk.
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Hero of a Babylonian poem, "Epic of Gilgamesh".
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Origin of gilgamesh

  • From Akkadian (Gilgameš).

    From Wiktionary