Gilgamesh, The epic of

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The Epic of Gilgamesh In the Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh has to travel many journeys and face many hardships. As the story progresses, it is found that the major goal of his life is to obtain immortality. Gilgamesh was created two-thirds God and one-third man, with a perfect body and great courage. After facing his hardships and returning to the city of Uruk, he placed his story upon tablets for all to know. Gilgamesh, who …

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…p. 119) During this time, the man who proves himself worthy of the respect will obtain the respect. Never did the people forget of the Gods, but never did the people forget how Gilgamesh was alike to them. The difference between the two was the blood of man and the immortality of the Gods. Gilgamesh was a great warrior and leader, but because he could never obtain immortality he was never referred to as a God.