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What was siduri's advice to Gilgamesh?

"Gilgamesh,  whither are you wandering? Life, which you look for, you will never  find. For when the gods created man, they let death be his share,  and life withheld in th (MORE)

How is the dragonfly symbolic in the epic of Gilgamesh?

The dragonfly represents the transience of life. We are here one day and gone the next. This is part of Utnapishtim's advice for Gilgamesh when he demands to learn the secret (MORE)

How does Shamash help gilgamesh?

Shamash helps gilgamesh in a couple of ways. One way he helps gilgamesh is when gilgamesh is fighting humbaba. Shamash gives Gilgamesh the winds of the world to help defeat hu (MORE)

What location was the Epic of Gilgamesh written?

Answer: gilgamesh locationssince king gilgamesh is supposed to have reigned in uruk and many locations are spread through today's irak, syria, Lebanon and turkey, it's possibl (MORE)

How was The Epic of Gilgamesh preserved?

The Epic of Gilgamesh was preserved by storytellers. They orally told stories, each their own way. The Epic as we have it now is not in it original form due to changes in the (MORE)

When was Gilgamesh born?

he born in 2700 BC and he also died in 2620 BC in uruk For a start, we have no conclusive evidence that Gilgamesh even existed. Scholars feel that, on the balance of probabili (MORE)

What is the significance of the Epic of Gilgamesh?

The significance of "The Epic of Gilgamesh" is that it is one of  the only fully documented literary works about Ancient Mesopotamian  society. It is also considered the old (MORE)

Is Gilgamesh the precursor to Noah?

----------------------------- The story of the flood in the Epic of Gilgamesh is both older than and remarkably similar to the story of Noah's Ark. It is very possible that th (MORE)