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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 - Appears notably in the Huluppu Tree (as well as appearing in Hebrew texts, of course) Lamassu - Human head, animal body and wings. Fairly common in art. Lamaštu -...


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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 pašittu. Pašittu is lexically equated with bile, and the Sumerogram (ZU.MUS.I.KU.E) indicates an associated severe pain. They cite the following texts: 6....


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