The Epic of Gilgamesh

Why is Enilil enraged when he sees the boat?

In The Story of the Flood

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Enlil was enraged because not one human was supposed to have survived the destruction of the flood.

'When Enlil had come, when he saw the boat, he was wrath and swelled with anger at the gods, the host of heaven, "Has any of these mortals escaped? Not one was to have survived the destruction."



The Epic of Gilgamesh