Title: Healing deities in Mesopotamian and East-Mediterranean Religions
University: Pázmány Péter Catholic University
Supervisor: András Bácskay
The subjects of the dissertation are the medical related deities of Mesopotamian religion, primarily Gula, Ninisina, Ninkarrak, Nintinuga, Baba and Bau. The study based on a database of their miniature and monumental iconographical sources and textual appearances in hymns, prayers, incantations and medical texts. The aim of the study is to outline their religious representations.
Keywords: Mesopotamian religion, healing deities