Fran Hazelton tells the story of Etana. The image of a man flying on the back of a large bird is well known from the Greek myth of Ganymede. It also exists in Mesopotamian mythology. Etana, the king of the city of Kish, flies to heaven on the back of an eagle to find the herb of birth. [13:44]

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