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The smiths listened to [Gilgamesh’s and Enkidu’s] instructions. They cast huge weapons that ordinary men could never carry: axes that weighted two hundred pounds each, knives with cross guards and heavy mountings of solid gold. Each man carried weapons and armor weighing more than six hundred pounds (Mitchell 97-98).

This passage PRIMARILY characterizes Gilgamesh and Enkidu as

A

immensely strong, powerful, and regal.

B

physically muscular.

C

combative.

D

extensively armed.

E

monstrous.

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