Question 1 <ul><li>Compare/Contrast the message that the Christian god was trying to send his people and the message the gods were sending to the people of Uruk. </li></ul>
Points to include in answer: <ul><li>Each God was mad about something (explain here why each God was mad). </li></ul><ul><li>What did the gods want to change about man in each story? (this relates to the flood in each story) </li></ul>
Gilgamesh <ul><li>In Gilgamesh, the gods were mad at man because man was too noisy, and they could not sleep, so they wanted man to be quieter. </li></ul>
Noah <ul><li>Now – make sure you go read the story about Noah and the flood – look for why god wanted to flood the earth. </li></ul>
Question 2 <ul><li>Cite two similarities and two differences between the flood in the Epic of Gilgamesh and in Genesis. Discuss how these similarities/differences show the different relationship man has with his God/gods in the different cultures? </li></ul>
Where to find this answer? <ul><li>Now, all you have to do is go back to 2.4.1. In this assignment, all you have to do is put the information from your Venn diagram into sentence form. </li></ul><ul><li>What did each man build, and who told them to build the boat? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did the gods want to destroy the earth and Uruk, and how long did it rain in each story? </li></ul>
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