The Epic Of Gilgamesh Uses God And Two-Third Man

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The Epic Of Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh is Two-Thirds god and One-Third Man. Gilgamesh is also the ruler of Uruk. He was a bad king since he Took advantage of his subjects so they prayed to Anu “his arrogance has no bounds…” and “His lust leaves no virgin to her lover…”. So Anu sent down Enkidu (Gilgamesh's best friend) to balance out Gilgamesh. After Gilgamesh and Enkidu kill the bull of heaven the gods kill Enkidu with a sickness making Gilgamesh set out on his quest for eternal life.

Gilgamesh could be considered a quest hero because he’s two-thirds god and after Enkidu dies, he goes on this big adventure for eternal life. Gilgamesh Fights Creatures, goes through trials, and sets foot where only the gods should be after walking through the darkness

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