Gilgamesh and the Bull of Heaven Book Review by supercalifragilistic

Gilgamesh and the Bull of Heaven
An analysis of the meaning behind the battle with the Bull of Heaven in Tablet VI of the "Epic of Gilgamesh".
# 98102 | 815 words | 2 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Sep 07, 2007 in Literature (World) , English (Analysis)

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This paper discusses Tablet VI of the "Epic of Gilgamesh", which contains the story of Gilgamesh and his friend Enkidu's battle with the Bull of Heaven. The paper cites passages from the epic tale and discusses what each of the characters and events represent. The paper concludes that this part of the tale encapsulates major themes in the drama of human existence and the relationship of human beings to the wider cosmos.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Gardner and Maier. The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Jones, Philip. "Embracing Inana: Legitimation and Mediation in the Ancient Mesopotamian Sacred Marriage Hymn Iddin-Dagan A." The Journal of the American Oriental Society 123.2 (2003): 291+.

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