Ishtar, the goddess of Uruk, invites
Gilgamesh, the city’s king, to marry her. He
rejects her proposal. Ishtar feels insulted and
She brings the
Bull of Heaven down from the sky to
Uruk. Gilgamesh and Enkidu
slaughter the Bull
of Heaven. They offer its heart to the sun god Shamash. They throw its back leg at
Ishtar on top of Uruk’s city wall. They party all night until
everyone falls asleep.
retelling of Part 3—The Bull of Heaven.
storytelling performance of Part 3—The
Bull of Heaven.
reading of Part 3—The
Bull of Heaven, from the book which was a project learning resource (12m 17s).