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ETANA

King of Kish in Babylon.

He rescued a sacred eagle from serpents after a request from SHAMASH. In gratitude the eagle offered to fly ETANA up to heaven for a consultation about heredity problems as he had not yet sired a son.

According to some reports the story ends here as the eagle crashed and they never made it. Yet further sifting through the Babylon Echo tabloids there is a mention in a birth column of a Son of Kish. So did the queen re-marry? Did SHAMASH intervene?

You see how thrilling this Godchecker business is — Hold the Front Page. Stock Market Failure Expected as Airline Crashes or cynics announce Kish Tomorrow Goodbye.

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Article last updated on 30 January 2005
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT ETANA : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : ETANA
Area or people : Babylon
Location : Mesopotamia
Gender : Male
Type : Legendary Mortal
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 202

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