Mesopotamian - A Babylonian king of Kish. A demi-god. He was said to have flown to heaven on an eagle to establish his divine right to rule and to obtain a plant that would procure a son for him and his wife. In some stories, he fell to earth and was killed, in others the eagle was killed but he survived and had a son. Some say that he ruled for 1,500 years. In some accounts he is regarded as the leader of the revolt that led to the construction of the Tower of Babel. Sometimes called Etana.

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