DISC week 2 - DISCHist1A:EpicofGilgamesh 23:00

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
DISC Hist 1A: Epic of Gilgamesh 23:00 Agriculture, writing (pictographs, cuneiform), sedentation, water control, religion,  urbanization, coordinated labor, technology, social stratification, trade routes Immortality and human mortality  purpose in life, temptation (harlot from temple,  enkidu loses wild), friendship (enkidu/gilgamesh… makes G a better leader  makes them more focused. Behavior modification), dreams (to warn,  premonitions, foreshadowing), divine intervention in material world, pride  fate. Gilgamesh cannot forget that he is in fact a mortal. Although he is two-thirds  god, he is extremely disrespectful with Ishtar by denying her a does whatever he wants. Sleeping with every new bride he wants. when he behaves badly: people call on the gods: DIVINE INTERVENTION--- enter Enkidu. people can get things from the gods as long as they stay obedient and  sacrifice to gods. CHRISTIANITY: flood/boat. Relationship of gods and people… covenant? Trying  to please somebody… unsure of how to do that. How will gods react? Never  secure. (ie likeeee Romulus/Remus down river like Moses…. Flood… etc)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/11/2010 for the course HIST1A 221-004-20 taught by Professor Geary during the Fall '10 term at UCLA.

Page1 / 5

DISC week 2 - DISCHist1A:EpicofGilgamesh 23:00

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online