• Gilgamesh is a great hero who accomplishes great deeds in his life.
• In his early years Gilgamesh rules his people unwisely and unfairly.
• The people of Uruk are tired of being oppressed and pray to the gods to bring salvation.
• In answer to the prayers of the people the gods create Enkidu.
• Enkidu is equal to Gilgamesh in strength but the opposite of him in character.
• Enkidu looses his strength when he spends a week with a woman. The woman also gives him knowledge of man.
• Gilgamesh has two dreams. In one dream he sees a meteorite, in the other he sees an axe.
• These portents signify the arrival of Enkidu who will be a companion for Gilgamesh.
• Enkidu lives with the shepherds who teach him to talk, eat and live in civilized society.
• Enkidu protects the shepherds from animals and gives them peace.
• Gilgamesh and...
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