Everything you need to understand or teach Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous.
The Epic of Gilgamesh is a poem written on stone tablets sometime between 2700 B.C. and around 600 B.C. in Mesopotamia. Not all of the tablets survived intact, therefore scholars can only guess at what certain sections of the poem are meant to say. The poem itself is about the hero Gilgamesh, a man who is half god and half human. Gilgamesh is stronger and more powerful than the people of his village, Uruk, causing great unhappiness among the people. For this reason, they ask the gods to make another man who would rival Gilgamesh. This man is named Enkidu. Gilgamesh and Enkidu become good friends, but trouble follows them wherever they go. The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the earliest known pieces of literature that has survived.
Gilgamesh,the king of Uruk, is stronger and more powerful than those around him. Gilgamesh likes to show off...
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