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What demons/fabulous creatures did the Sumerians mention?

A couple come to mind, though, of course, I make no claim I can provide anything like a complete list: Tiamat - Primodial ocean goddess, Antagonist to Marduk in the Enuma Elish. Lilitu / Lillith - ...
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Who is the she-demon pasittu?

Scurlock/Andersen in their Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine (University of Illinois Press, 2005) call pašittu a type of disease: The Akkadian term for cholecystitis appears to have been ...
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