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After asking the elders for advice, Gilgamesh prompts Enkidu to go with him to visit his “mother’s temple” and goes on to say, “[L]et us go and speak to lady Ninsun, the wise, the all-knowing” (Mitchell 98).

Based on this, Ninsun is BEST compared to

A

the Greek goddess Aphrodite because both women have a capacity to love.

B

the Greek goddess Athena, who is also wise and helps heroes on their journeys.

C

the Norse god Thor because both have immense strength.

D

the Greek god Hera because she is the mother of all beings.

E

the Greek messenger Hermes because they deliver messages to the hero.

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