The Main Idea In The History Of Gilgamesh 1

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1. The main idea in the history of Israel was the importance of their freedom, Israelites were living under oppression of the different rulers. The most important thing for the Israelites were to keep their identity, beliefs and direction in performance their ritual.
2. The location of Israel was very crucial, it´s in the middle of the two great civilizations. On the west it was Egypt and the east was Mesopotamia, Israel were their bridge for the trade making it very unstable.
3. Gilgamesh´s epic talk about Enkidu, this character was created by the gods to help Gilgamesh, the ruler, to control his abusive behavior. Gilgamesh take everything witout permission from the people and have sex with every woman he encounters, he was uncontrolled.
4. Gilgamesh
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Comparing women in the story of Enkidu and the Adam and eve story. Adam and Eve were innocent until they eat the prohibited fruit, same as Enkidu, he was innocent until had sex and become a civilized man. In both story present these characters to be nude. The differences were Eve was tempted by the serpent, while Enkidu´s story harlot tempted him to take advantage and had sex with him.
6. Comparing the flood in Gilgamesh´s story and Genesis, both present a god that has direct communication with them.The god talk about the catastrophe would coming and order to make an ark. The difference was the amount of god, in genesis present just as one god and Gilgamesh´s epic were more gods also the site of the landing was different because has a different name of the mountain.
7. In the bible P source is presenting in several times in the bible. For example in Genesis 1:26, god said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the bird of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the wild animals of the earth and over the creeping thing that creeps upon the earth” (Coogan, Brettler and Newsom). Also the J sources is presented in Genesis 2:7 the Lord formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being (Coogan, Brettler and
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After the flood destroy all living thing in the planet a covenant was made by God. God promise that never he will destroys the earth using water. As a third creation, God told to Noah to be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth (Coogan, Brettler and Newsom).
9. Abraham bargain with the lord because the extermination can cause damage to the innocent people, is was not justified to pay all the people for some sinners but God didn´t listen to suggestions.
10. Sarah laughed when has the news by having a baby at old age because she already had a menopause.
11. Jacob wants the blessing from his blind father, so he worn Esau´s clothes, and used skin of the goat to imitate his hairy skin. Also Jacob gave him a stew that he was asking for and presented before him as a Essau (Coogan, Brettler and Newsom).
12. Joseph’s brothers sell him to Egyptian people. They were jealous because his father gave him more attention. After years no food was availability so the brother need to get food and went to Egypt. Joseph who was living in Egypt received them but they didn´t recognized him. After Joseph testing their honesty presented to them and give them food and place to live (Coogan, Brettler and

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