worlds-oldest-love-poemThe oldest surviving love poem is written in a clay tablet ‘Instanbul #2461’. This poem was recited by a bride of Sumerian King Shu-Sin (~ 2037 and 2029 BC), in the Sumerian times.

«Bridegroom, dear to my heart,
Goodly is your beauty, honey sweet,
Lion, dear to my heart,
Goodly is your beauty, honey sweet.»

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