Question:

What happens to the magic plant in the story The Epic of Gilgamesh and how does Gilgamesh react?

Answer:

Utnaspishtim then offers him youth. Gilgamesh has to track down a plant on the bottom of the ocean. With the help of Urshanabi, Gilgamesh finds the plant, but hesitates to eat it. While Gilgamesh and Urshanabi sleep, a snake steals the magic plant. Gilgamesh laments and complains about his misfortunes.


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