The Epic of Gilgamesh Quiz History » Quizzes » The Epic of Gilgamesh Quiz Loading...1. The oldest epic tale in the world was written 1500 years before Homer wrote the Illiad.2. “The Epic of Gilgamesh” tells of the adventures of the Sumerian king of Uruk3. Gilgamesh was the son of priest-king Lugalbanda with a commoner woman 4. Gilgamesh is rambunctious and energetic, but humble and kind5. Enkidu, the wild man who was sent to fight Gilgamesh, beat him and become his friend6. Gilgamesh and Enkidu conquer and kill the monster Humbaba7. Gilgamesh was seduced by Ishtar/Inanna8. Gilgamesh was punished by the gods by the death of his friend9. Gilgamesh rules for 126 years after talking to Utnapishtim10. The Epic of Gilgamesh covers only one main theme Cite This Article"The Epic of Gilgamesh Quiz" History on the Net© 2000-2022, Salem Media.October 1, 2022 <https://www.historyonthenet.com/quiz/the-epic-of-gilgamesh-quiz>More Citation Information.