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


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.

Semantic Tags:

Mesopotamian mythology Flood myths Urshanabi Siduri Fertile Crescent Epic of Gilgamesh Western Asia Human Interest Gilgamesh Asia Mesopotamia Gilgamesh Environment

Related Websites:

Terms of service | About