Greek and Near Eastern Succession Cycles (much simplified)
Babyonian Enuma Elish
Ea (son of Anu) conquers Apsu (his great, great grandfather) by magic spell
Marduk conquers Tiamat (primordial mother) and
butchers her carcase to (re)make the world.
Man is made from rebel god
Hittite Kingship in Heaven
Anush defeats Alalush
Kumarbi castrates Anush
Kumarbi swallows seed of Anush, becomes pregnant with Storm God =Teshub
Storm God defeats Kumarbi
Storm God challenged by Ullikummi and others
Cronus castrates Uranus, banishes him to outer heaven.
Cronus swallows offspring
Zeus defeats Cronus, imprisons Titans in Tartarus
Zeus is challenged by Typhon and Giants;
threatened with overthrow by his own offspring
Compare 'Contending of Horus and Seth'