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"long ago in the land of Mesopotamia a king by the name of Gilgamesh was sent by the sun god to rule over the city of Uruk. Gilgamesh was part god and part man. He looked human , but did not know what it was like to be human. "
i am the king do as i say get back to work you Sumerians
yes my king
"Gilgamesh ordered a great wall to be built . He ordered men to leave there jobs and families to build on it. as the wall got higher and higher the people got restless. they cried out in mercy to Gilgamesh to stop but he would not listen . so in despair they prayed to the sun god. the sun god heard there prayers ordered the creation of another man as strong as Gilgamesh . his name was Enkidu he was made by the earths clay."
"A hunter ran to Gilgamesh to worn him about the new danger he called Enkidu the strongest man in the world . Gilgamesh was furious "there is no one stronger than i am " he said" take the singer shamhat to lure him here with her songs and charms." he said "
Bring me him
"the hunter led Shamhat to the last place he saw Enkidu, as night fell Shamhat played her harp and sang in the darkness. Enkidu walked toward the sound. He approached her slowly trying not to frighten her . Shamhat saw Enkidu but new he would not harm her. Shamhat tought him how to sing and speak they fell in love with each other. "
"shamhat was worried, could Enkidu defeat Gilgamesh. Shamhat pointed to Uruk in the distance. Enkidu was dazzled he had not imagined how beautiful the city could be . the next morning the people watched as Shamhat and Enkidu approached the gate. Gilgamesh had ordered the wall to be stopped so all could see his victory. " I'm am the master of this city and people I dare you to come and fight me " Enkidu climbed on the wall "I am ready" he shouted back "
"it was the most frightening battle the city of Uruk has ever seen . The earth shook and lightning flashed across the sky. Gilgamesh and Enkidu were equal in strength neither was winning , then Gilgamesh stepped on a loose stone and fell over the wall. the there amazement Enkidu reached over the wall took his are and raised him to safety. "
"Gilgamesh once again faced Enkidu on top of the wall . Gilgamesh step towards Enkidu and embraced him . the king finally new how it was to be human he had a friend. The celebration went on for days Gilgamesh and Enkidu now brothers watched and waved atop the wall ."
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