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The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh


by Sinleqqiunninni

The Epic of Gilgamesh: The Best Curses We Ever Heard True or False

1. 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
2. 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
3. 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!"? -> Ishtar
4. 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
5. Who gets hit with the insult,"you do not know how to live"? -> Enkidu