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As·cle·pi·us

(ə-sklē′pē-əs)
n. Greek Mythology
A son of Apollo, originally mortal, who became a god of medicine and healing.

[Greek Asklēpios, Asklāpios; perhaps akin to aspalaks, skalops, mole (since healing gods were associated with small mammals, as Apollo with the mouse, and Rudra (the Vedic healing god) with the mole) and of pre-Greek substrate origin.]

Asclepius

(əˈskliːpɪəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a god of healing; son of Apollo. Roman counterpart: Aesculapius

As•cle•pi•us

(əˈskli pi əs)

n.
the ancient Greek god of medicine and healing, worshiped by the Romans as Aesculapius.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Asclepius - son of ApolloAsclepius - son of Apollo; a hero and the Roman god of medicine and healing; his daughters were Hygeia and Panacea
Translations
Асклепий
Asclepi
Asklépios
Æskulap
ÄskulapAsklepios
Asklepio
Asklepios
Asklepios
Asclépios
אסקלפיוס
Asklepije
Aszklépiosz
Asclepio
アスクレーピオス
AesculapiusAsclepius
Asklepijas
Asclepius
Asklepios
Asklepios
Asclepios
Asklepios
AsklepijEskalup
Асклепије
Asklepios
Asklepios
Асклепій
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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.
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Indeed, it becomes further possible to recognize that Greek science itself was far from secular in the modern European liberal sense of the term--that it was as much a sacerdotal art, linked to the worship of Apollo and Asclepios, as Sufi healing is and was, and thus hardly the antireligious threat that the narrative of Sufi opposition to Greek science makes it out to be (pp.
Asclepios, also known by his Roman name Aesculapius, is the classical god of healing, son of Apollo and a mortal mother, either Coronis, daughter of Phlegyas, or Arsinoe, daughter of Leucippus.
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249-255) e esculturas romanas de uma coleccao particular ("Escultura de Asclepios en la Colleccion Villa Real", pp.
Fue el dios de la medicina, protector de la salud, al que adoraron los griegos con el nombre de Asclepio o Asclepios.