Similarities Between Gilgamesh And The Cedar Forest

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The theme or lesson in Gilgamesh and the Cedar Forest is that if you help someone, or are kind to someone they will help you back in one way or another. Gilgamesh and Enkidu knew about the demon Humbaba who had a roar as loud as a flood, and a mouth like fire. There were many stories about how he protected the forest. The night before they entered the forest both Gilgamesh and Enkidu prayed and made an offering to the sun god Shamash. When they reached the best trees and were about to cut them down the demon Humbaba came. Gilgamesh and Enkidu decided to stay and fight the demon. With the help of Shamash who they had given offerings to and been kind to the day before, they summoned the winds. The winds then took out the demon. Gilgamesh and
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