Some of the stories of the Pentateuch may derive from older sources. American physiologist and science writer Homer W. Smith points out similarities between the Genesis creation narrative and that of the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh, such as the inclusion of the creation of the first man (Adam/Enkidu) in the Garden of Eden, a tree of knowledge, a tree of life, and a deceptive serpent. Scholars such as Andrew R. George point out the similarity of the Genesis flood narrative and the Gilgamesh flood myth. [t] Similarities between the origin story of Moses and that of Sargon of Akkad were noted by psychoanalyst Otto Rank in 1909 and popularized by later writers, such as H. G. Wells and Joseph Campbell. Wells concedes in The Outline of History that “there is a growing flavour of reality in most of” the later books of the Old Testament, describing the stories of David and Solomon[u] as being detailed with “the harshest facts” only a nearly contemporary writer would likely be able to relate. Similarly, Will Durant states in Our Oriental Heritage (1935):
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