The Epic of Gilgamesh (Tablet VIII, IX, X, XI)

Discussion Forum 4.0

Consider the following and post a response:

–          Describe Gilgamesh’s reaction to the death of Enkidu and why it matters.

–          Why does Gilgamesh decide to search for Utnapishtim?

–          What surprises Gilgamesh most about Utnapishtim?

–          Did you find it shocking that the Utnapishtim flood story is nearly identical to the story of Noah from the Judeo-Christian scriptures?