Gilgamesh and Enkidu
"It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business."
Mohandas K. Gandhi
The Standard Arkadian Version
compiled as a story in 1300 BC
an ancient poem; it is
the story of two enemies who became friends
and elaborates the wisdom of overcoming hatred.