GILGAMESAH

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  • The gods were furious with how Gilgamesh was treating his people and sent another god to challenge Gilgamesh for his rule over his people.
  • Gilgamesh and Enkidu fought each other. Eventually Gilgamesh won the battle and they soon became friends.
  • The gods were not pleased with Gilgamesh and Enkidu and how they became friends. So the gods decided that one of them need to die so they choose Enkidu to die. Gilgamesh wasn't very happy with this and he feared death. So he went on a journey to get everlasting life from a man named Utnapishtim.
  • Our beloved Enkidu 650 B.C.- 750 B.C.
  • In this scene Gilgamesh is starting his journey and before he started his journey to find Utnapistim he prayed to the great mountain Mashu for help.
  • "In these mountain passes long ago I saw lions, I was afraid and I lifted my eyes to the moon; I prayed and my prayers went to the gods, so now, O moon god Sin, protect me."
  • Utnapishtim built a boat because the god Ea warned him about what the gods wanted to do and how they wanted to kill all of human kind because of how much they are morning and complaining.
  • At the end Gilgamesh ended his long journey and returned with a stone saying how his journey was and how much he has been through even though he didn't find everlasting life.
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