Gilgamesh: Man's First Story Summary
Bernarda Bryson Shahn

Everything you need to understand or teach Gilgamesh by Bernarda Bryson Shahn.

  • Gilgamesh: Man's First Story Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Gilgamesh: Man's First Story Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Gilgamesh: Man's First Story Summary

It could be argued that any story more than four thousand years old deserves the close attention of modern students of literature. The appeal of this epic, however, goes far beyond its literary antiquity. Gilgamesh abounds with drama, conflict, and charismatic characters, and its topics are many and varied.

These include such enduring human concerns as the fear of death, the need for true friendship, the importance of achieving great deeds and displaying...

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