The healing goddess Gula : : towards an understanding of ancient babylonian medicine / / by Barbara Bo℗·ck.

Providing a comprehensive examination of the traits and areas of authority Ancient Babylonians attributed to their healing goddess, this book draws on a wide range of Sumero-Akkadian cuneiform sources, including god lists, literary compositions, lexical lists, prognostic texts, incantations, and pre...

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Superior document:Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; Volume 67
Place / Publishing House:Leiden, Netherlands : : Koninklijke Brill NV,, 2014.
Year of Publication:2014
Series:Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; v. 67.
Physical Description:1 online resource (231 p.)
Notes:Description based upon print version of record.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preliminary Material
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 The Healing Goddess Gula: A Portrait
  • 3 Gula’s ‘Hand’ in the Handbook of Diagnosis and Prognosis, Sakikkû
  • 4 Gula and Healing Spells
  • 5 Gula’s Healing Plants
  • 6 The Cultural Setting of Ancient Babylonian Medicine
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Names and Subjects
  • Index of Words Discussed
  • Incantation Incipits
  • Texts Cited.