The third is that of Etana.
9 Here the main points are that Etana is induced by an eagle to mount up to heaven, that he may win a boon from the kindly goddess Ishtar.
Downward the eagle and his burden fell, and in the epic of Gilgamesh we find Etana in the nether world.
We are not told, however, that Etana had the impious desire of Ezekiel's first man, and if he fell, it was through his own timidity (contrast Ezek.
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