My point is that it doesn't matter if you use the "officially recognized text", or some newer derivation of that text if you're trying to suss out real historic events. And that's because neither can be considered to portray historic events any more authentically than the other.
Sorry for my failed attempt at humor."
Fair enough, Origyptian.
And I promise to try to stop being triggered by any mention of Gilgamesh...although he really pisses me off!