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Patriarchy In Mesopotamian Culture

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The Mesopotamian culture is shown throughout this literary text.We can see that the Mesopotamian culture really believed in men ,patriarchy and gender division.This is shown by there being a strong male leader, Gilgamesh, who was also aided by the city elders, which was very similar to a type of government. Even though this may seem as an equal and justified political system, there is still many issues with the rights of the citizens. This leads to nothing but outrage. Besides the ideas and views of patriarchy in Mesopotamia there was also a strong presence of religion in this text. You can obviously see that their religious beliefs are somewhat similar to Greek and Roman. Since the Mesopotamians believed in many gods and goddesses they were
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