Epic of Gilgamesh 2

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Heros and Their Human Traits "Who is the noblest hero? The man who conquers his senses" a quote from Bhartrihara. Heros is what is seen throughout ancient epics. Heros are, to many, seen like gods. Many heros are two parts god or have a father who is a god. Although there is god in their blood they are still human. Throughout the epics, The Iliad, The Epic of Gilgamesh, and the Bhagavad-Gita, the epic heros …

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…The heros in these epic all have one thing in common and that is the fact that they are still human no matter what they do. As humans they cannot hide their personality. It contains all their human like characteristics. Gilgamesh is two-thirds divine but still is one-third human. No matter what the hero is like he or she will always contain, either through their thoughts or actions, a characteristic that makes them more human.