Reply to post: Re: Gilgamesh sued Apple

Forget trigonometry, 'cos Babylonians did it better 3,700 years ago – by counting in base 60!

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Re: Gilgamesh sued Apple

"All the references are considerably later, and have a strong whiff of myth about them."
More accurately, there are few references because not much writing has survived from the period. The heroic poem Y Gododdin is dated to anywhere between the 7th and 11th Century and that mentions Arthur only in passing. None of the sources are at all reliable of course. I sometimes wonder what future historians will make of today when they pore over fragments of The Grauniad, and The Daily Fail.

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