Eagle entangled in the branches of a tree and no one came to his aid. And only the old veteran came to his aid.
He was able to climb the tree and free the poor bird. Many people consider the eagle the most powerful bird. According to legends and myths it is compared with the deity. It was believed that if the eagle flies over the army, then these soldiers are sure to win the battle. In Syria, the eagle was depicted with human hands, thought he was capable of conducting the souls of the dead to the underworld. There was also a tradition in which the bird gave the corpse of the deceased to be eaten.
The ancients believed that the soul of the deceased is in the liver, and at the moment when the eagle pecks it, the soul passes into the bird and continues to live.