Cure and Cult in Ancient Corinth: A Guide to the Asklepieion by Mabel Lang

By Mabel Lang

Countless numbers of life-size human limbs made of terracotta, together with the is still of no less than one hundred twenty five human fingers, testify to the efficacy of the drugs practiced on the Aklepieion, at the hillside north of historical Corinth. Made as votive presents to thank the god for a therapy, those have been between many outstanding unearths made in the course of excavations on the Temple of Asklepios and Lerna spring among 1929 and 1934. in addition to offering a precious consultant to the positioning, this attention-grabbing book additionally bargains a distinct perception into the paintings of physicians within the Greek international, and the categories of illnesses that they had to take care of.

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