Asclepius


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  • noun

Synonyms for Asclepius

son of Apollo

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2 Asylum" truncheon, right, painted with the rod of Asclepius to represent healing, (PS120-PS160); and two painted respectively with the crests of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (dated 1854), and St Mary's College, Oxford (together PS150-PS250); another painted with the arms of three field guns and the initials "R.
Before dying, Socrates spoke his last words to Crito saying, "Crito, we owe a cock to Asclepius.
Note the general resonance between the bronze serpent of Numbers 21 and the Rod of Asclepius, often used as a symbol for medicine and/or physicians, as symbols of healing in the ancient world.
The goal was to incubate a healing dream in which Asclepius would appear in some form, touching the afflicted body part or providing healing advice.
The wood forearm features the universally recognized EMS blue Star of Life emblem with the Rod of Asclepius.
Prior to implementing the new functionality, we were forced to use multiple systems which at times caused process inefficiencies," said Gary Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, Asclepius.
The name Asclepius has also been spelled Asklepios or Asclepios in literature; in this article I have adopted the spelling that is most commonly used today.
of course the Cult of Asclepius predates the classic period by over a millennium, as does that of Hermes.
It is tempting to link this sacrifice with Socrates' dying request to Crito that he make a sacrifice to Asclepius (118a).
In this respect the serpent of the Ancient Near Eastern world Ltd much in common with Asia's reverence for the Naga; both the Rod of Asclepius and the Nehushtan, or the Brazen Serpent of Moses, testify to innumerable cross-cultural associations of the serpent with healing, regeneration and secret knowledge.
AIThough its creation was related with the cult of the god Asclepius, it reached high level of rationalism and experimental study as early as the time of Hippocrates of Kos (ca.
The stars of Crux were visible to the ancient Greeks, who included them as part of the larger constellation Centaurus, the half-man half-horse Chiron who was the teacher of Asclepius, later known as Ophiuchus.
examines his thinking about his illness, medicine, and his devotion to the healing god Asclepius, particularly as expressed in his Sacred Tales, and what his writing reveals about those realms during his time.
And knowing what we now know of Ancient Greece, not only was that possible but, as in the case of Asclepius, who was himself killed by Zeus only to be resurrected and transformed into a major deity, was actually quite common.
The nocturnal acts of healing in the temples of Asclepius employed purification to heal the sick.