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An Offering to Asklepios

Asklepios, god of healing and patron of medicine, is among the kindest of the Greek gods. Historically he would accept any offering, no matter how small, and his temples were filled with […]

The Family of Asklepios (Asclepius)

Asklepios, healer-god and son of Apollo, was very likely originally a hero; the worship of heroes in ancient Greece differed from that of deities in numerous ways, one being that a hero […]

An Introduction to Asklepios (Asclepius)

Asklepios, son of Apollo, is a god of healing and medicine. Born a mortal, he died, but somehow eventually attained a unique status between god and hero. In addition to being the […]