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Creation, Flood and the Hero in Gilgamesh and the Bible

 
The Epic of Gilgamesh compares to the Bible in many different ways. The epic has a different perspective than the Bible does. This paper is a contrast and comparison between the two books. The three main points of this paper will be the Creation, Flood and the Hero.

 

The way these two books start out is creation. This is the first similarity that we can state. God created man out of the earth, “In the beginning God created the Heaven and the Earth”. In the epic, Auru, the goddess o...


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...s that are hard to decipher, but most was understandable. The Epic of Gilgamesh was hard to get started on, but was easily finished.

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Bibliography The Holy Bible. KJV. Thomas Nelson Publishers, Nashville. 1984. The Epic of Gilgamesh. Penguin Books, London. 1972.


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