Question: English & Literature

Why does Gilgamesh want to kill Humbaba? Whom does he take with him? What is the result?
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Gilgamesh wants to kill Humbaba because he thinks it will bring him great fame and wealth. Gilgamesh takes Enkidu with him despite Enkidu's concern that this is not a good idea. Gilgamesh nearly back out of the battle after having multiple bad dreams about the result, but eventually emerges victorious.
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