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HISTORY LEGENDS
Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to our show “History Legends”. As you know tonight is a special night, because we celebrate the 21st anniversary of the show. For such a special night, we need very special guests too, so please, stand up and welcome the greatest heroes of Greek mythology, who inspired millions of people throughout the world and time - Gilgamesh from The Epic of Gilgamesh and Achilles from Iliad. Tonight, they are going to reveal secrets never heard before and change your perception of life forever. It is amazing how the stories you will hear, happened so far back in the past are applicable for our life today.
Host: Hello Gilgamesh and Achilles. You look amazing tonight. How do you feel?
Gilgamesh: Great!
Achilles: A little old, but good!
Host: How do you like the couch? Is it comfortable enough for you?
Gilgamesh: Well, my bed in Uruk was much better, but I can survive on that coach for an hour.
Achilles: It’s better than sitting on the floor.
Host: You are funny! I will ask to be changed next time you come.
Ok. Let’s start with the serious part now. Gilgamesh, Achilles, you know that you are the most famous heroes of all time, and all the people around the world who are watching you now have read your stories in the books “The Epic of Gilgamesh” and “Iliad”. Everybody knows what happened in your lives and the descriptions of your journeys. How does it feel to be still known by everybody after more than 2,000 years and be still the greatest heroes ever?
Gilgamesh: To be honest, I never expected that my story will live for such a long time, and I really appreciate it. When I see all people’s faces who are watching me now and admire me even more than my people in Uruk, the feeling is just amazing. It cannot be described with words.
Achilles: I knew that I was going to be remembered forever, because that was my…...

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