Enkidu, the Divine Animal turned into a Man and Gilgamesh the King, (Shamhat, Inanna, Gilgamesh with no royal crown of animal horns, & Enkidu, square-off for a fight). I accept the Goddess bidding, to Her and you promising to do my best until my very last breath. Most notable is that Enkidu then takes up watch to protect the shepherds from the animals of the natural world of which he was once a member. Weep all the paths where we walked together; And the beasts we hunted, the bear and hyena, Tiger and panther, leopard and lion, The stag and the ibex, the bull and the doe. A temple prostitute comes to him, and once they sleep together, Enkidu becomes domesticated. dream favorably. know that Gilgamesh longs to find a friend, equal in all respects and perfect in strength. Chapter Text “I love you also means I love you more than anyone loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that no one loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that I love no one else, and never have loved anyone else, and never will love anyone else.” Enkidu sat on the ground, playing with a piece of wood. A thing of wonder was his tenderness and lovemaking skill. Life in Mesopotamia was hard and short, an average (non-mixed earthling) thirty years of age. Who is preventing me from approaching the Sacred Marriage Bed? They call to each other, reminding Many were the ways to swear the Dedication Oath, and now she knew what her own Oath would be: not to want love to serve me, but to serve Love, and as such become the embodiment of Joy. But I, the Keeper of the secrets of the heart, mind, body and soul. someone offered him water. (Ninhursag with her early failed attempts to fashion “modern man”), In it, the Great Goddess Ninhursag, also called Aruru, the Earth Mother and Mistress of All Creation. ‘Daughter, by now I thought you had already learnt never to ask the striking obvious! The function of the temple of Inanna and her priests and priestesses was therefore to provide a haven for the people. But he should behave instead as the people’s careful shepherd, the guide of the land, the guardian of the city.’, (assistant with umbilical chord-cutter & Ninhursag in her DNA Lab). The young priestess-in-training chuckled and rushed to obey her orders. That night Gilgamesh pours flour on the ground, an offering to Shamash The High Priestess paused. As you wished us to be from the start? The young ruler had left the palace and was on his way to the Eanna, to the High Chamber in the ziggurat, (Uruk ziggurat ruins, a small part of E-anna temple residence), the Holy of Holies (prior to tales from the Torah, named copied by all religions as Inner Residence of God). of the forest, roaring. Shamhat approached and bowed deeply in front of her spiritual mother. She wanted to meet Enkidu by herself, totally alone, no interference’s were required to do the goddess’ bidding. ‘I serve Inanna, the proud Queen of Earth Gods, supreme among the Heaven Gods. who was out in the streets, in the company of his royal vizier. Summary - textbook chapters for each weekly tutorial quiz Chapter 4 - Greek and Roman Myth Chapter Four-10 Classical Mythology Textbook Summaries Uo S Outline BUSS2501 CR workshop prep - FINC2011 Coursework Math1011 notes the one who kept the closest resemblance he knew to his Mother Goddess seen once as he came into being. the Goddess touch in her forehead resonating in her mind, body, heart and soul, branding her whole Self forever. Then, with great chivalry as befitted to the king he was, Gilgamesh stretched his hand to help Enkidu get up. otherwise we would not have had the dreams we did. But the gazelles scattered at his sight, and he seemed not to be recognized anymore by the beasts of the wild. And that she must by all means bring him to my presence at the end of her Quest. Next the people of Uruk was standing around Enkidu and Shamhat. but also for having opened for her windows to realities before unseen. After six days and seven nights (or two weeks, according to more recent scholarship  ) of lovemaking and teaching Enkidu about the ways of civilization, she takes Enkidu to a shepherd's camp to learn how to be civilized. A Child of Pleasure who will embrace him, and teach the art of woman so that a man he will finally be. c) Argos (watches cow so 1. guards Io Zeus can't sleep with her) 2. Shamhat‘s hair was as dark as a the night’s sky, her thoughtful eyes had the promise of much insight. It had been lurking in the background since they had left the woods. but only if he transcends his wilderness without and within. ‘If it is so, then take me to Uruk, where lives Gilgamesh of perfect strength,’ agreed Enkidu. the proud son of Lugalbanda and the goddess Ninsun, pledged to the Sun God Utu. Gilgamesh nodded to Shamhat, who released a sigh of relief. But he should behave instead as the people’s careful shepherd, the guide of the land, the guardian of the city.’, They took notice of the daily prayers priestesses and priests of. The gods were displeased with humankind. followed the struggle with the people as it went on. ‘ I won’t say I am not a bit afraid,’ she said honestly. Together we will achieve the world’s glories, the mightiest deeds’. Never before had I fought such a worthy opponent. and she meant what she said with all her mind, body, heart and soul. Humbaba. Reveling in what he saw, touched and felt, body and soul since her training had started at the, For a brief moment the Wise Lady saw not only, but a succession of young faces since time immemorial that had reflected the same desire to follow, And as it was, is and will be, let it be done unto me according to, among personal items especially chosen by the High Priestess to honor, I’ve witnessed his birth in a dream, when holy. The trapper tells the sun-god Shamash about the man, and it is arranged for Enkidu to be seduced by Shamhat, a temple prostitute, his first step towards being tamed. Yes, I did create Gilgamesh, the King, as Mine is the power that has engendered life in all there was, is and will be. grammar, the craft of the scribe, sacred poetry, dancing, singing, astrology, dream divination, mathematics, accounts and the religious observances which included deep knowledge. I’ll take you to Gilgamesh! the accounts of donations given to the temple. Shamhat, fully trained you now are, with knowing and knowledge of all the True Rites. - e) Shamhat awaits Enkidu at watering place - 1. sleep together for 6 days, 7 nights straight - 2. hunter's trap (Now Enkidu has fallen into a trap of Women) - After Enkidu dies he curses Shamhat because he is Frustrated that if it wasn't for the woman Shamhat I would still be with my animal friends instead of all these bad things happening) - 2. In the middle of the night Gilgamesh has a dream. that has engendered life in all there was, is and will be. with that kind of steel-forged strength of those who had seen and learnt much in all worlds and spheres. but she held on to temple’s discipline that had been drilled in her mind. But the real proof comes when Shamhat and the trapper actually arrive back at the watering hole. But there is much, much more: I bid you to come to Uruk of the strong walls, (E-anna ramparts, Uruk residence of giant alien gods from Nibiru; Sky God Anu). This short story is near the end, soon it'll be Anomaly I. I finished my semester and my … It was so because the temple was the center of all cities, called temple estates, in Ancient Mesopotamia. Yet I feel a different kind of strength, thoughts in my heart, a man’s heart. All priestesses and priests of Inanna the goddess were honor-bound to this code. ‘different and yet so similar to a desire until now I did not know I had within my heart. He’s hairy and feral, lives in the woods and hangs out with animals, that kind of thing. I’m sure you’ve figured out by now how much your old Auntie likes Mesopotamia, so let’s start there and blend a few different versions together. He says that the bull is not their enemy Humbaba, but Shamash, This is the pattern that in a Dream was shown to me, but what is to come is still to unfold. they challenged each other along the canals and waterways of the city. Initiate then the wild Enkidu into his healed Higher Self. ‘ You answered well, my daughter,’ said the High Priestess. Humbaba’s footsteps have left clear paths through the woods. And more. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. ‘Who am I to you, my King?’ Enkidu dared to ask. but prepared him for a world Enkidu had to discover by his own choice and doing. and at last Gilgamesh overtakes him. Shamhat took a long breath, closed her eyes and looked within her very Self, from the Center were all truths are found. Like Gilgamesh, whom you’ll love like yourself. This marks his transition from an animal to a man who now guards against the int… It was time for her to disappear graciously. The population had exploded and was destroying natural resources. I am one with All Nature, bird, fish or beast. What sort of priestess Shamhat would become depended on how she fared in her Test. Hark, There is an echo through all the country Like a mother mourning. People were lazy, greedy, and sinful. took when she or he came into the full power of the office. With deep emotion she understood the ethics embedded in this: she would serve Inanna by empowerment. he had been the Worthiest Initiator a hierodule-in-training could wish for. Enkidu‘s surprise and delight were evident. Shamhat showed him how to cook and eat from the table food prepared with precious spices. For a moment, Shamhat felt as if the Challenge might be beyond her powers. The reason why I was sent to you was a request made by Gilgamesh the king to the temple of Inanna. that decided the function a future priestess would hold in the temple. After a few days, Gilgamesh makes another offering of thoughts, willingness to serve, integrity and strength of character. then send the auspicious news of having succeeded in the Challenge to her parents in the palace. ‘ exulted Gilgamesh, raising his arms in a sign of victory to the people of his city. (Ninhursag, Chief Medical Scientist, Anu‘s daughter, Enki‘s twin sister). So hold on to the faith you have in the Goddess, trust your training and let the pattern unfold. Then is wearing only one of them now, and that if he dons all seven, as he saw the Man-Beast freeing wild animals from traps and pits. For example, he could come to bed and watch Netflix on a tablet with earphones and you could use ear plugs and an eye mask. Most couples can make accommodations and learn to sleep together. of flour to Shamash. and his dead body will lie on the plain like a mountain. and meet the challenge issued by Her, whatever it might be. to Inanna‘s Temple of Love, and to the Eanna, where the Sky God An can be found. Loud, she said very gently: ‘You may leave me now. or priest of Inanna, the Morning and Evening Star (Venus, 8th star when entering into our solar system from space). Gilgamesh wakes up frightened and asks Enkidu if he called out to him. Enkidu must have captured some of Shamhat‘s deep thoughts and emotions. ‘. The man loved to indulge in the worst of ways. Shamhat‘s heart, mind, body and soul delighted in Enkidu‘s straightforwardness. He released Shamhat‘s hand and advanced in large steps through the crowds towards the king. I will be safe in the temple. despite the storm she felt was about to break out inside. announced the New Day, bringing Fulfillment and Promises to stay, Shamhat rose her arms in Trust. Wherever Enkidu found entrapped beasts, he set them free. The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature, (Texts: All Artifacts, Color Coding, & Writings in Bold Type With Italics Inside Parenthesis, are Added by Editor R. Brown, not the Authors, Translators, or Publishers! Shamhat was at once delighted and alarmed by the High Priestess words, by the king’s request. 100 eyes) Athens Early in the century, Athens played a major role, especially with her powerful navy, in repelling a Persian invasion of Greece during the Persian Wars (490, 480-479) The companions walk and walk, and together they cover gave birth to him in reply to our heartfelt prayers for the taming of king Gilgamesh. There were many places in the temple hierarchy for an ordained priestess to fulfill. 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