How did Mesopotamian culture view life and death?
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How did Gilgamesh's, Mesopotamian culture, view life and death?
Gilgamesh is searching for immortality, that's why he sets off on his journey. Then again, he also believed that there was no judgement after death either...... therefore, good or bad, everything would end up the same anyway.
Regardless, we have one more thing that may not make much sense in lieu of that belief. And that would be the Mesopotamian culture's fear of the "dead." Polytheistic society that mesopotamia was, people often make sacrifices to the dead (demons).
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