Anonymous asked in Society & CultureMythology & Folklore · 8 months ago

Does the epic of Gilgamesh speak to us today? Why or why not?

3 Answers

  • 7 months ago

    who looks for eternal life? anymore? most people seek out eternal wealth and ignore the fact your gonna freaking die.

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Friend we are still following customs from the epic of Gilgamesh Christmas for instance was instituted by Gilgamesh or more properly called Nimrod in the Bible. Who impregnated his own mother and then he made up a story how an angel caused his mother to Bear the holy child that was promised to Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden he put the child in a tree cradle and commanded everybody to bring it gifts he placed oil lamps all over the tree so that the tree was lit up at night and many people brought their gifts well the wind blew the child fell down the tree burst into flames the baby was killed and in a fit of rage Gilgamesh slew all of his guests including his mother

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Yes. The duality of the conscious and unconscious mind. 

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