The Question and Answer section for The Epic of Gilgamesh is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Ninsun adopts Enkidu and makes him her son, after making a sacrifice to the gods to protect Gilgamesh in the Cedar Forest.
The flood tells the story of Utnapishtim. There is an obvious parallel between Utnapishtim’s story and the account of the flood in the Old Testament Bible. In Utnapishtim’s story, the gods give no reason for the flood. The decision appears to be...
I'm sorry, what specific excerpt are you referring to?