With his good looks, aristocratic background and an impressive 80 combat victories in the skies of the First World War, Manfred von Richthofen – or the Red Baron – was Germany’s first real media star and a legend that would come to be admired all over the world.
Incredible atrocities are said to him. Ivan the Terrible - all just propaganda? Fact is: the battered orphan boy, Ivan takes revenge on his cruel tormentors.
More than 2600 years ago the author Homer wrote an epic with an immense force: the ILIAD. He describes a huge war, a magnificent city and heroic combatants. It is an opus magnum for the world‘s culture, creating a basis the Western civilisation.
A daredevil like Gilgamesh today would be a superstar who would augur vast numbers of circulations and ratings. Thousand of years ago he was the hero of the first bestseller of the world history, the Epic of Gilgamesh