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?