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Subject: Re: World's Oldest Names
Author: Cleveland Kent Evans   (Authenticated as clevelandkentevans)
Date: February 24, 2010 at 1:02:48 PM
Reply to: World's Oldest Names by bibliocat
As Sumerian is the oldest written language in the world, I would suppose that some Sumerian name must be the oldest we have record of. The Epic of Gilgamesh is the oldest intact complete story in the world, so names from it, like Gilgamesh and Enkidu, would be close to the oldest recorded names.

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