Character Analysis Gilgamesh May 24, 2010

Character Analysis Gilgamesh May 24, 2010 - A King of all...

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A King of all Kings. From the Epic of Gilgamesh arises one of the world’s first heroes, a demi-god from the Middle East who embarks in a heroic journey against the advice of many. The man lived in a time where stories were not written but told in the form of a tall tale whereas the truth was stretched and one man’s bravery turned into legend. This man was fairer than all other men and had physical traits that were compared with both the gods’ beauty as well as the brawn of a beast. The man’s name was Gilgamesh the king of Uruk, “a man who was supreme over other kings, lordly in appearance” ( Gilgamesh 1.27). Gilgamesh was a descendant of the gods’, his mother was the Lady Wildcow Ninsun, a goddess known for her wisdom and his father was Lugulbanda. He was a proud man and carried himself accordingly, always with his head held high and his broad chest out. The man was a beautiful spectacular being envied by some but feared by all. Like a bull he was large, fearless and wild in certain ways. King Gilgamesh was
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