Divination and medicine in Ancient Mesopotamia. A journey among the stars - 26-27/10/2017, Roma (Ita
Assyro-Babylonian carefully observed stars and planets; their movements and related phenomena - which may herald either good or bad omina - were believed to influence many aspects of human life. Moreover, stars and planets might both cause afflictions and diseases (on their own or through warlocks' and witches' manipulation), and prevent (or remove) evil and diseases through proper prayers, incantations and rituals, performed by the healers.
FECHA/DATE/DATA: 26-27/10/2017 LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano (Roma, Italy)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Pietro Oliva ; Silvia Salin
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