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The epic of Gilgamesh

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Ahmad Saleem 9/5/09 The "True" Epic of the Great Ruler Gilgamesh A long, long, long time ago in a land far, far, far away, there once lived a Sumerian king around 2500 BC in Mesopotamia. He was the ruler the great city of Uruk. His name was Gilgamesh. ...read more.

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Upon meeting Enkidu, Gilgamesh learns many new things. This friend of his changes his whole life and becomes his best friend . Gilgamesh is not bored any more and he has better things to do with his best friend. So together Gilgamesh and Enkidu plan a great heroic adventure to get wood so they can build in their city. ...read more.

Conclusion

Then Gilgamesh sees the Goddess Ishtar, and she wants him to marry Gilgamesh him, but Gilgamesh says "no". This makes the Goddess Ishtar mad, so she decides to hurt someone very close to Gilgamesh and that was Enkidu. Enkidu has a very bad fever and sadly dies. After his best friends death, Gilgamesh goes back to his city realizing that everyone has to die sometime in their life. After all these adventures he learns so much, and goes back to becoming a great King. The End ...read more.

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