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I Primordial Context: Chaos and the Void:

Apsu(thesweetwater,thelake,theabyss),Tiamat(thebitterwater),andMummu (mist/entropy).
The Theogony: LahmuandLahamu(silt). AnsharandKishar(horizonlines). Anu(sonofAnsharandKishar:emptyheaven). Ea(sonofAnu:intellect,wisdom,strength). Conflict and Resolution 1: WarfareamongtheyoungergodsinthebellyofTiamat. Apsu,angered,plansdestructionwiththeadviceofMummu. EadiscoversApsu'splansandstrikes:ApsudrownedandMummulockedaway. Eaconstructshishomeandshrineontheabyss(apsu)andliveswithDamkina. Birth of Marduk: MardukborntoEaandDamkina:wise,active,beautiful,foureyesandears,long stridinglimbs,lips,andtongue. Conflict and Resolution 2: WindscreatedbyAnu. ThegodsareangeredandappealtoTiamat. Tiamat,theOldHag,fashionsmonsters. Kingu,thelaborer,iselevatedtoTiamat'shusbandandprovidedtheTabletsofFate. II Conflict and Resolution 2:

Tiamatplanswar. EadiscoversTiamat'splanandgoestoAnshar,hisfather'sfather. EafailstoconfrontTiamat. AnucalledbyAnshar. AnufailstoconfrontTiamat. AnsharandEagotoMarduk. Mardukenthronedasking:hiswordislaw,hisdecreesenduring.


III Conflict and Resolution 2:

AnsharsendsKakadowntotheprimordialsediments,toLahmuandLahamu, toenlisttheirsupportforMardukagainstTiamat. LahmuandLahamu,andallthegodsthatdeterminethenatureoftheworld andthingstocome,cametotheHalloftheSynod,feast,drink,andsettle thefateofMarduk.


IV Conflict and Resolution 2:

Marduk,performingmagic,isinvestedwiththepowersoftheKingoftheUniverse: scepterandthrone. Mardukcreatesabowandarrows,andamace;lightningappears;anetismade; Imhullu,thetempest,israisedup;Abuba,thetornado,isliftedup;Marduk mountshischariot. KingufaltersinthefaceofMarduk'sassault. Tiamat,chargedwithwrongfulelevationofKinguoverAnu,isdefeatedinsingle combat. Tiamat'sfollowersdispersed;Kingumadethegodofdeath;theTablesofFatetaken. Tiamat'scarcassisbledandsplit,withtheupperhalfbecomingthearcofthesky, thelowerhalfbecomingthewatersoftheearth,sittingatoptheapsu(abyss),which hesurveyedandmarkedin. Eshara,theGreatPalace,isconstructedtobeearthlyimageofthefirmament. Anu,Enlil,andEaaregiventheirrightfulstations.
V Cosmogony:

Mardukcreatestheuniverse: firsttheheavenlyelements:consellations,year,pole,moon,andsun. then,fromTiamat,theelementsofearth:clouds,mountains,TigrisandEuphrates. thenhebuilttemplesanddistributedhonorsamongthegods. MardukannouncestothegodsthathehasbuiltEarthasthemirrorofHeaven,and hereinBabylon,hewillbuildhisbelovedhome.


VI Cosmogony:

ManiscreatedfromthebloodofKingu,andenslavedbyEa. Mardukassignsthegodstheirstations. TheAnunnaki,thefallengods,buildaziggarut,Esagila,TallBabelTower, whereinaretoresideMarduk,Ea,andEnlil. Feastingamongthegodscommemoratestheconstruction. TheHymnoftheFiftyNamesofMarduk.


VII Cosmogony:

TheHymnoftheFiftyNamesofMardukcontinued.