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Gilgamesh
King of Uruk, the strongest of men, and the personification of all human virtues. Two-thirds god and one-third mortal.
Enkidu
Companion and friend of Gilgamesh. Hairy-bodied and brawny, Enkidu was raised by animals.
Shamhat
The temple prostitute who tames Enkidu by seducing him away from his natural state.
Utnapishtim
A king and priest of Shurrupak, whose name translates as “He Who Saw Life.”
Utnapishtim’s Wife
Softens her husband toward Gilgamesh, persuading him to disclose the secret of the magic plant.
Urshanabi
The guardian of the mysterious “stone things.”
The Hunter
The hunter discovers Enkidu at a watering place in the wilderness and plots to tame him.