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Department
Classical Civilization
Course
CLCV 115
Professor
Trail
Semester
Spring

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CLCV111115ATraillFall2013CourseReadingQuestionsWeek7R10OctoberGILGAMESHINTRODUCTIONTOHEROICMYTHPowell6theditionChapter12Powell7theditionChapter131What did the term hero mean to Greeks of the classical period Give three examples of heroesHero noble Wellknown noble figures of the past all dead Theseus Oedipus Achilles2What was done to honor heroes after their deaths starting around 800 BCECult honors at tombsOfferings prayers requests3Who was Gilgamesh What is the Epic of GilgameshHe was king of UrukEpic of Gilgamesh one of oldest hero stories Mesopotamian4Identify two points of similarity between the opening the Epic of Gilgamesh and that of the Odyssey1 Bilingual singers intermarried transmitted to Greek2 Both start out with the name of the hero5Who is Enkidu and why was he created How is he introduced to civilizationEnkidu is primitive man to be rival to Gilgamesh created by Anru mother of gods to temper Gilgameshs spirit and abusive power wild natural an
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