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1 The temple of asclepius Josh Portman [source]source

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4 Origins (according to tradition) In the midst of a plague a group was sent to Epidaurus, one of the greatest sites of healing and medicine in the Mediterranean.In the midst of a plague a group was sent to Epidaurus, one of the greatest sites of healing and medicine in the Mediterranean. Also the location of the greatest temple to AsclepiusAlso the location of the greatest temple to Asclepius The group returned with a snake, which decided to settle on Tiber IslandThe group returned with a snake, which decided to settle on Tiber Island Thus, a temple to Asclepius was built on Tiber IslandThus, a temple to Asclepius was built on Tiber Island

5 Importance & use During plague it was used as a hospitalDuring plague it was used as a hospital Built to look like a ship for its originsBuilt to look like a ship for its origins Common pilgrimage for doctors in ancient RomeCommon pilgrimage for doctors in ancient Rome [source]source

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7 Bibliography me-tiber-island.htmlhttp://veneratingantiquity.blogspot.com/2009/03/ro me-tiber-island.htmlhttp://veneratingantiquity.blogspot.com/2009/03/ro me-tiber-island.htmlhttp://veneratingantiquity.blogspot.com/2009/03/ro me-tiber-island.html 015.htmlhttp://romereborn.frischerconsulting.com/ge/TS- 015.htmlhttp://romereborn.frischerconsulting.com/ge/TS- 015.htmlhttp://romereborn.frischerconsulting.com/ge/TS- 015.html


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