classics history related assignment

Read the following:

Genesis 6.1-­‐9.29 (to be found in your textbook or online or your Bible) (link to it:–9 )

The Epic of Gilgamesh pages 20 and 21, Ovid Metamorphoses I. 177-­‐437 (files attached)

after reading it carefully, Answer all:

  1. Compare and contrast the reasons why humanity is wiped out by the flood. List the reasons here.

What can these reasons tell us about different concepts of humanity’s relationship with God/the gods?

  1. How is the process of (and the preparation for) the flood similar in each? Different?
  2. How does the flood end in each? Are their “contracts” or agreements between God/the gods and Man?