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World Lit- Gilgamesh

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Who is part God and part human and in what measure? Gilgamesh is 2/3 god and 1/3 human
Who is Enkidu? The hairy bodied man the gods send to fight Gilgamesh
Enkidu and Gilgamesh team up and who do they fight? Humbaba and the Bull of Heaven
The Gods need to choose between Gilgamesh and Enkidu to kill one of them-who do they choose and why? Enkidu-because he is all human
Incantation a set of words chanted or sung as part of a religious ritual
Lament to express grief or sorrow
Ominous threatening; signaling evil to come
Deluge an unusually heavy, destructive flood
twelve leagues roughly thirty six mile
Carnelian, lapis lazuli, haematite, agate gemstones of various colors. carnelian is red or reddish-brown, lapis lazuli is deep blue, haematiteis a dull metal shape, and agate often has multicolored stripes.
Allot to give as a share or portion
Transit passage
Musing thoughtfully questioning or meditating muse
Sloughed cast off; shed
Teem to be filled to overflowing
Firmament the vault of the heavens; the sky
Babel loud, unpleasant noise
Beam the width of a ship
Vault that covers the abyss the sky as it stretches across the depths below
Cubits ancient units of measure, originally equal to the length of the forearm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger. length ranges from 17 to 22 inches
Punt Poles poles that are pushed against the bottom of a body of water in order to propel a boat
Ballast heavy material placed into the bottom of a boat to enhance stability
Ordain to establish by decree or law
Stupor a dazed condition, almost without sense or feeling
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