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Death In The Epic Of Gilgamesh

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Death leaves a heartache that no one can fix. It has been like this pretty much since the beginning of time. There are obviously different types of dying, like suicide or murder for example, and also different deaths in general. Death of a friend, family member or a king or soldier as well. There are some similarities dealing with death in today’s world and earlier times. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, death is one of the major themes. It is about Gilgamesh, who is the king of Uruk, just trying to outsmart death because he wants to die doing something “cool” so he will be remembered. Most people today spend their lives trying to build themselves up a name, so when they pass away, they will be known for something. Kind of like Gilgamesh
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