Ancients always sought supernatural explanations.  Creation of Eve from Adam’s rib.  From garbled legends regarding Prince’s staff.  Men constantly enshroud human leaders with supernatural origins, miraculous careers.  Noah and the flood.  Oriental minds delight in fairy stories.  Prepared way for superior religion by assuming reality of supermaterial beings.  Primitive man was a mythmaker.  Story of creation.  Story of Jonah and whale important to Gadiah.