The Epic of Gilgamesh

What evidence can you find to show that Gilgamesh is an abusive rulers?


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As the story begins, Gilgamesh is a tyrannical leader who shows little regard for his people. He takes what he wants from them and works them to death constructing the walls of Uruk. He sleeps with brides on their wedding night, before their husbands. It is said that no one can resist his power.