Preface and Introduction
Ibn Battuta was born in Tangier, Morocco. He was a lawyer from Morocco and a traveler. Ibn
Battuta wrote accounts about what he saw and did. This included a description of places,
politics, and lifestyles. One of Ibn Battutas famo
1) The epic of Gilgamesh is a story about Gilgamesh, the king of Uruk, and his friend Enkidu.
Gilgamesh was both man and god. Gilgamesh was a tyrant ruler who demanded the privilege of
sleeping with virgin brides before they were married. Enkidu was both
Hsun Tzu believes in order to better oneself, one must never stop learning. The gentleman
should always keep learning and one example Hsun Tzu gives is that ice is colder than water will
ever be, yet ice is made
1. Tell the story of Enkidu and Gilgamesh and their encounters with each other and with their
worlds. Include the retelling of Gilgameshs journey.
Gilgamesh, king or Uruk, was told about a sighting of Enkidu by a hunters son. After hearing this