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The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh

  

by Sinleqqiunninni

The Epic of Gilgamesh: The Best Curses We Ever Heard Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Epic of Gilgamesh? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who said, "You are … limestone that buckles out the stone wall, a battering ram that attracts the enemy land, a shoe that bites its owner's feet!"?


Gilgamesh
Ea
Enlil
Tom McCann
Q. Which unhappy character curses "May a gateway be where you take your pleasure, may a crossroad be your home … may both the drunk and the dry slap you on the cheek"?


Enkidu
Mrs. Utanapishtim
Gilgamesh
Shamhat
Q. Who does Enkidu direct this curse to: "If I could only get at you, I would do the same to you! I would drape his innards over your arms!"?


Humbaba
Abe Froman
Ishtar
Enlil
Q. This monster isn't kidding when he says, "Give advice, Enkidu, you 'son of a fish,' who does not even know his own father …":


Humbaba
Scorpion-Being
Bull of Heaven
Mike Wazowski
Q. Who gets hit with the insult,"you do not know how to live"?


The Ghetto Ghouls
Urshanabi
Enkidu
Gilgamesh
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