Gilgamesh Essay Topics

Portrayal of the Gods

Gilgamesh was an historical king of Uruk in Babylonia, on the River Euphrates in modern Iraq. It revolves around the relationship between Gilgamesh, who has become distracted and disheartened by his rule, and a friend, Enkidu, who is half-wild and who undertakes dangerous quests with him. In the epic of Gilgamesh and in the lives… View Article

Testament and the Epic of Gilgamesh

The Book of Genesis in the Old Testament and the Epic of Gilgamesh stories of the great flood as found on Genesis (chapter 7) and Gilgamesh (lines 1-25) contain several striking similarities that are seen to have a common historical occurrence. The floods are said to have been sent by Supreme Being to clear the… View Article

Gilgamesh, Persepolis and Hamlet: Exam Paper

The following are the pool from which the three (3) questions on your Midterm Exam will be culled. As explained in the syllabus you are required to keep exam journals for the Gilgamesh, Persepolis and Hamlet readings, based on the separate questions listed on Blackboard for each text. You may use your Exam Journals together… View Article