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And 503 ff. Jastrow BA III 379 ff, and JAOS 30, 101 ff, published two others. See also Jensen KB VI 1 100 ff. For a discussion of all the fragments, see Jastrow JAOS 30, 101 ff. II ANCIENT FRAGMENT OF THE ETANA LEGEND 35 birth," that fertility might be restored. The god told him to seek the hole in the mountain into which the Eagle had been thrown, and there the plant would be shown him. Upon his arrival at the hole the Eagle appealed to Etana for help, promising in return to fly with him to the dwelling of the gods, probably with the idea of obtaining immortality.

While the legends are exceedingly widespread, they are especially identified with Syria. Even in the Book of Ezekiel we learn that women sat in the temple weeping for Tammuz (8:14). Traces of the cult are handed down by the Classical writers; it is also referred to by Mandaic and Syriac writers of the post Biblical period. In Syria they cluster especially about a vale near Aphaca, at present represented by the modern 'Afqa, at the head of the wild romantic wooded gorge of the Adonis river, in the Lebanon region, midway between Byblos and Ba'albek.

All kinds of efforts have been made to show that the Hebrew list is taken from this one; but they have utterly failed. They have in common only one thing, that is the tenth antediluvian in each list is a hero of the flood, in one case Noah, and in the other Atra-hasis. If it should be found that the Amorites of Mesopotamia used clay for their writing material in the early period, it is highly probable that in time similar lists will be found. Certainly the discoveries made in Babylonia would indicate that lists of rulers and similar traditions existed in the library of every great temple.

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