A legend from Ancient Mesopotamia, the Epic of Gilgamesh is the earliest surviving heroic epic and is very much Older Than Dirt. While not the first example . La Epopeya narra las aventuras del rey Gilgamesh de Uruk, personaje historico que debio gobernar la ciudad entorno al a.C., y de su amigo y companero. ‘A epopeia de Gilgamesh’, o famoso rei de Uruk, na Mesopotâmia, provém de uma era totalmente esquecida até o século passado. Estes poemas têm direito a .

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Gilgamesh, out of spontaneous rage, destroys the stone charms that Urshanabi keeps with him.

Obtida de ” http: It very clearly demonstrated a hero’s journey, which is a plus, but if you don’t have to read it, don’t. He commissions a funerary statue, and provides grave gifts from his treasury to ensure that Enkidu has a favourable reception in the realm of the dead.

Ferramentas pessoais Entrar Pedir conta. But if you can possess this plant, you’ll be again as you were in your youth. To see what yilgamesh friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Various themes, gikgamesh elements, and characters in the Epic of Gilgamesh have counterparts in the Hebrew Bible —notably, the accounts of the Garden of Edenthe advice fpico Ecclesiastesand the Genesis flood narrative.

Although several revised versions based on new discoveries have been published, the epic remains incomplete. The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel He is introduced to a woman who tempts him. I rate this book 1 star.

Épico de Gilgamesh

Delighted, Gilgamesh tells Enkidu what he must and must not do gilgajesh the underworld if he is to return. La Epopeya de Gilgamesh: Better than the Odyssey, still meh. I hated having to read this book for class. There is an essay by Stephen Mitchell in the book, but I couldn’t finish it.


This book was 92 pages of torture epicco boredom. But Utanapishtim’s wife convinces him to be nice and give the seeker something for his trouble.

To save Utnapishtim the god Ea told him to build a boat. Gilgamesh meets alewife Siduriwho assumes that he is a murderer or thief because of his disheveled appearance. Journal of Cuneiform Studies. Extremely pointless and incomprehensible. Enkidu, however, argues that Gilgamesh should kill Humbaba to establish his reputation forever.

But this book must have went way over my head because it was extremely boring. Utanapishtim offers Gilgamesh a test: When he roars it is like the torrent of the storm, his breath is like fire, and his jaws are death itself So he tells Gilgamesh where to find a plant that will make whoever eats it young again.

La Epopeya de Gilgamesh: El Mas Antiguo Cuento Epico de La Historia de La Humanidad

But in the end, he still ends up dying a very painful death. Seeing him like this, he didn’t want to die. Reading the introduction is very interesting to find out how scholars have translated this text over the years and from where it originates.

After a week-long bilgamesh session, Shamhat convinces Enkidu to come back with her to Uruk and learn how to live like a proper human, promising she will find him a companion so that he’ll never be lonely again. I did think there were gilgaesh nice elements to Herbert Mason’s translation, like these lines about Humbaba: Seven gods who decree. Ishtar leads Gugalanna to Uruk, and it causes widespread devastation.


I wish I could give this book 0 stars. Sure there was some upsides to it but not many.

Epic of Gilgamesh – Wikipedia

Gilgamesh is a king who takes everything he wants including the virginity of all the young girls in his kingdom and he treats his subjects like dirt.

They travel to Uruk to confront Gilgamesh and stop his abuses. If this weren’t a classic, I would have stopped reading it right then and there.

Gilgamesh and Enkidu kill the Bull of Heaven after which the gods decide to sentence Enkidu gligamesh death and kill him. The Epic of Gilgamesh is a really boring book about a guy named Gilgamesh who sets out to find eternal life after the death of his friend, Enkidu.

Of course our teacher described it as a ‘classic’.

Épico de Gilgamesh – CriaçãoWiki, a enciclopédia de ciência da criação

So that is my experience with the 4, year old story. Tablet 12 is a near copy of an earlier Sumerian tale, a prequel, in which Gilgamesh sends Enkidu to retrieve some objects of his from the Underworld, and he returns in the form of a spirit to relate the nature of the Underworld to Gilgamesh. In addition, the description of Humbaba states that the monster has teeth like “dragon’s fangs”, which seems to explicitly imply that the creature was of a different type.

The Deluge tablet of the Gilgamesh epic in Akkadian.