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Comparing Odyssey And The Epic Of Gilgamesh

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In the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Odyssey they both have the same main idea, the heroes on a journey looking for something they want or need. Homer was the author of The Odyssey an epic poet. The author of The Epic of Gilgamesh is anonymous, but the story was also an epic like the Odyssey. The Odyssey and The Epic of Gilgamesh both characters were kings who were strong, brave and blessed by the gods, both of them angered a god who gave them the consequences they had to overcome also in the stories there was someone who got tempted. In both stories, some gods helped the heroes and a few made their journeys a lot more difficult. The two stories tell about a king who is more like a demigod than a person or a God. They both anger a god who has
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