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The King of Uruk, Gilgamesh, ruling about the time of 2500 BCE, is two-thirds god, one-third human. 0000004423 00000 n 0000127010 00000 n 0000010106 00000 n startxref 0000024739 00000 n 0000018546 00000 n 0000036149 00000 n 0000078648 00000 n 0000096296 00000 n 0000534180 00000 n 0000003385 00000 n Describe the major characters in the epic and explain which types of scenery they are associated with. 0000072331 00000 n 0000003843 00000 n 0000545882 00000 n 0000069028 00000 n 0000539811 00000 n 3. 0000044747 00000 n 0000072503 00000 n from The Epic of Gilgamesh Translated by N. K. Sandars Background: The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the oldest surviving works of literature. 0000004328 00000 n Gilgamesh explains that he wants to achieve immortality. The Epic of Gilgamesh is the oldest surviving epic, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the story. The tale of Gilgamesh is one of the oldest epics recorded. 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Courtesy. 0000111001 00000 n Gilgamesh likes to brag and also raises much concern for those in his kingdom. 0000096367 00000 n To guide them through this process, I created a worksheet with questions meant to draw out details from the beginning, middle and end of the story that show how and why Gilgamesh is transformed. (But then, the ancient Sumerians created the list, so there is really no telling.) 0000002046 00000 n 0000053443 00000 n 0000103344 00000 n They date from the Third Dynasty of Ur (2150-2000 BCE). 0000076612 00000 n Gilgamesh the King by Ludmila Zeman is a beautifully written and illustrated book that I want the whole class to enjoy, so I chose to read it aloud to the students while projecting the pages onto the white board. 0000519325 00000 n As king, Gilgamesh was very harsh. EVEN GILGAMESH MUST DIE The Epic of Gilgamesh touches people profoundly after so many centuries because it is about issues that touch all people in all times--the anguish of loss and death for all human beings As Siduri the barmaid tells Gilgamesh: "'You will never find that life for which you are looking. 0000007520 00000 n The Word file is viewable with any PC or Mac and can be further adjusted if you want to mix questions around and/or add your own headers for things like "Name," "Period," and "Date." 0000057496 00000 n 0000008152 00000 n A short version of The Epic of Gilgamesh. 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