This discussion has two parts. Your total writing should be at least 300 words and you must also comment on the post of a colleague.
Part I: The Epic of Gilgamesh. Using specific examples, answer two of these questions. Include page numbers with your examples! Remember ONLY to use the assigned Norton critical edition of the book. These questions are from the first part of the book (through tablet VI/through page 55).
Why do the gods create Enkidu? How do Enkidu and Gilgamesh end up as friends?
Why do Enkidu and Gilgamesh decide to go after Humbaba? What does this decision tell us about them?
Describe the battle between Gilgamesh and Enkidu vs. Humbaba?
Why is Ishtar attracted to Gilgamesh? How does Gilgamesh react to this attention?
Part II: What was the most interesting thing you learned about Egypt from the Michael Wood documentary and the lesson? Your writing must demonstrate genuine reflection on the material.