What Is The Reflection Of The Epic Of Gilgamesh

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When I first started reading The Epic of Gilgamesh I was very confused on what all was going on. I feel like I was confused, because the way it was written is different than the writing I am use to now a days. But, I feel like if you think about the time period this book was written, and how educated they were at this time, then it totally changes how you might view the writing. When I thought back to this writing, I think now that the writing was very advanced for this time period and probably had more of a story as to why it was written than why we might think so. I am just very impressed with the quality of the writing for the period of time. Part of me wonders if it was just part of sentences that were written and today’s historians and writers finished the sentences so that they would make sense to people today. After talking in class, September 12th, about Gilgamesh and how it is parts of stories and how some you might be able to relate them back to the Old Testament it makes a lot more sense.

I have always liked reading stories about gods and goddesses. This happened to be one that I have never heard about and therefore, have never read it. I thought it was interesting in the beginning how Gilgamesh and Enkidu didn’t necessarily like each other in the beginning, but at the end of the first chapter they seemed to be good friends. They had become good friends, because they realized that they had a lot in common with each other. I feel like that kind of relates to
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