Similarities and Differences

Similarities and Differences

The Epic of Gilgamesh contains one of many three flood that is akkadian. Within the Atrahasis Epic, Enlil, the god of wind, utilizes famine and drought to regulate the overpopulation of people (in other variations it’s confusing in the event that reason for the gods’ distress is overpopulation or some unnamed iniquity). Enlil finally chooses to deliver a catastrophic flooding. Enki (the Sumerian form of the Akkadian Ea), the god of water, is certainly not permitted to alert the people, but he does tell Atrahasis (“Extremely smart”) to construct a large ship covered in bitumen. Read more