Genesis Link

Below is the link to Genesis for this coming week.

http://eawc.evansville.edu/anthology/genesis.htm

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Map of Sumeria and Assyria

Map is from the University of Texas.  Click the image to follow link to the original.

Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh is the oldest known piece of literature ever discovered.  The lecture in Wheeler this Friday will give you some background on the story, especially when combined with the first couple of chapters of reading. 

For discussion, what are the major differences and similarities between Gilgamesh and Enkidu?  Why do you think they’re significant?