Read the following:
Genesis 6.1-Ââ€9.29 (to be found in your textbook or online or your Bible) (link to it: https://biblia.com/bible/niv/genesis-6–9 )
The Epic of Gilgamesh pages 20 and 21, Ovid Metamorphoses I. 177-Ââ€437 (files attached)
after reading it carefully, Answer all:
- 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 humanityâ€™s relationship with God/the gods?
- How is the process of (and the preparation for) the flood similar in each? Different?
- How does the flood end in each? Are their â€œcontractsâ€ or agreements between God/the gods and Man?