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Why did Humbaba have to die?

In Tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh and Enkidu fight the monstrous Humbaba. After the fight is over the defeated Humbada pleads for his life, unsuccessfully: 'Now, Enkidu, [my] release ...
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What kind of being was Huwawa?

Humbaba was the guardian of the Cedar Forest and was fought by Gilgamesh. Some say Humbaba is a monstrous giant and some say he was a dangerous mechanical monster (like a robot). For example in ...
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