The Mesopotamian gods of fire and light Nuska and Gibil-Girra
Prof. Dr. Walther Sallaberger
This dissertation deals with the so-called god of fire Gibil-Girra and god of light Nuska taking into account mainly literary sources e.g. hymns, prayers, magical incantations, lists of gods.
The aim of the study is to carve out the profile of these deities, focusing on their functions and roles within the Mesopotamian pantheon as well as their role and impact within the human word.