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Read the following lines from Book VII when Enkidu recounts his second dream.

“The creature touched me and suddenly feathers covered my arms, he bound them behind me and forced me down to the underworld, the house of darkness, the home of the dead, where all who enter never return to the sweet earth again. Those who dwell there squat in darkness, dirt is their food, their drink is clay” (Mitchell 143).

The Mesopotamian notion of the afterlife most closely parallels
Select Option Christian notions of heaven and hellBuddhist notions of reincarnationGreek beliefs in the Underworld
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