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|A long, long time ago. In the time of the ancient gods. The King of the Gods was not Marduk (Merodach), but Enlil.
There was a certain monstrous bird. The Akkadians called it Anzu, the Sumerians called it Imdugud. It was a demon of storms, a god that brought great clouds and strong winds. Though this monster was a servant of the god Enlil, one day, it stole a precious treasure while its master was in the bath. Then, all was engulfed in darkness, and the world was close to ruin.
The treasure that Anzu hid away was the ultimate authority that ruled over the world and the gods--- the Tablet of Destiny. Indeed, the monstrous bird should not have touched it. Was it because it would have brought crisis to the world? No. As the royal authority would not respond to the undeserving, Anzu gained nothing from it. In truth, the precious treasure was reclaimed by Enlil's son, the Hero-God Ninurta, and the world restored.
And after a long time had passed, when the age of man dawned. This great treasure would be kept in the city of gold. What did the god of storms, Anzu, think? That the usurpation of the royal authority which he failed, was accomplished by a human in which the blood of gods flowed, the Hero-King---