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Enmerkar also En-merkar was around the year 2750 BC. BC ruler of Uruk . According to the myth, he is said to have rebuilt Uruk after the great flood , for this reason he is considered the founder of the city of Uruk. He was probably succeeded by his son Lugal-banda on the throne. He is also said to be the grandfather of the legendary King Gilgamesh , about whom the Gilgamesh epic is about.

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