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Gligamesh_timeline - Gligamesh Timeline Aspirations to...

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Gligamesh: Timeline: Aspirations to immortality in fame: Enkidu Wins a helper and friend Huwawa. Wins over a terrifying warrior. Bull of Heaven. Wins over a goddess Collapse of fame as value New impossible value: Death of Enkidu. Reality not acceptable. Immortality in lasting life: Scorpion man. Beyond human goals. (flight from reality) Boarman. Beyond waters of death. Story of the flood. Collapse of basis for hope Sleep fought in vain. Collapse of illusions about human capacities. Plant. Wins means of rejuvenation. Serpant. Loss of plant though basic human failing. Carelessness. Reality accepted. Possible new values: Walls of Uruk.. Gilgamesh: Themes : 1. Accept your fate 2. Thankful for life (celebrate and live with the intensity of the moment 3. Death 4. Value of civilization and community (Uruk) 5. Change from tyrant to king and leader 6. Man and gods 7. Friendship as primary value 8. Death of a loved one as the greatest pain of existence Sir Gawin: Christian Battlefield: Capital Virtue Opposing Sin Humility Pride
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