- the favorite of the gods, who survived the great flood and became immortal.
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En-lil hearkens to his speech, his heart is touched, and he blesses Utnapishtim and his wife.Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria
Utnapishtim (or Unapishtim) means day of life, or day-life, while Ziugiddu means Life-day prolonged.Archology and the Bible
George A. Barton
Utnapishtim, the survivor of the deluge, is moved through pity for Gilgamesh, worn out by his long wanderings.
At the request of his wife, Utnapishtim decides to tell Gilgamesh of this plant, and he succeeds in finding it.