Dr. András Bácskay is a faculty member of the Department of Ancient History. He holds seminars and lectures on topics of the history and religion of Ancient Near East. His research interest focus on the Mesopotamian magic and medicine.
András Bácskay studied History, Assyriology and Cultural Anthropology at Pázmány Péter Catholic University and Eötvös Loránd University. He received his PhD degree in history at the Eötvös Loránd University in 2008, his PhD thesis was written on the Mesopotamian fever texts. He is a co-author of two books (Salamon Konrád (szerk.): Világtörténet. Akadémia Kiadó Budapest 2006 and Nagy Árpád Miklós: Mágikus hagyományok az ókori Mediterráneumban. Gondolat Kiadó Budapest 2013) and he has also published articles in Hungarian, in English and in German on Mesopotamian medicine and magic.