Visual Timeline: Poetry

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2150 BCE - 1400 BCE: The Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh written on clay tablets.
 
1900 BCE - 1600 BCE: The poem "Descent of Inanna" is written.
 
1900 BCE - 1600 BCE: Composition of The Descent of Inanna.
 
 
 
 
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