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An ancient city of Greece on the northeast coast of the Peloponnesus. Its temple of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine, was renowned for its magnificent sculpture.


(ˌɛpɪˈdɔːrəs; Greek ɛˈpiðavrɔs)
(Placename) an ancient port in Greece, in the NE Peloponnese, in Argolis on the Saronic Gulf


(ˌɛp ɪˈdɔr əs)

an ancient town in S Greece, in Argolis: sanctuary of Asclepius; outdoor theater.
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Contract notice: "rehabilitation of deterioration - degradation - remedies of epidauros of larissa 2017 - 2018".
Felices los normales, nos senala el poeta desde sus paginas mas intimas, oyendo un disco de Benny More, o jugando pelota con escritores amigos; con las mismas manos que acaricia a su amada, construye una escuela, traza el epitafio de un invasor y es tambien el Otro, el que canta al fuego junto al mar y le escribe cartas a Julio Cartazar, Roque Dalton, Juan Gelman, Fayad Jamis y a una enamorada desconocida; y dialoga desde sus entranas con Marti, Ruben, Haydee, Tallet, Cintio, Lezama, Dario, Reyes, Borges; y escribe versos que hablan de Buenos Aires, Venecia, Paris, Praga, Roma, Nueva York, Hanoi, La Habana, Managua y del misterioso anfiteatro de Epidauros.
One of the first cultic sites that had been renovated after the founding of the colony at Corinth was the sanctuary of Asklepios, the god of healing, who was worshiped throughout Greece at dedicated healing sanctuaries, including one at Epidauros, forty miles to the south of Corinth, that attracted visitors from all over the world.
Two weeks ago I joined 12,000 other people on stone seats at the ancient amphitheatre of Epidauros in Greece trying to understand The Archarnians by Aristophanes, performed in Greek.
Among their topics are a black-figure column krater from Castle Ashby at the University of Virginia, Herakles and Geras in Etruria, women as gift givers and gift producers in ancient Athenian funerary ritual, bathing in the sanctuaries of Asklepios and Apollo Maleatas at Epidauros, the artificial sculptural image of Dionysos in Athenian vase painting and the mythological discourse of early Greek life, a type gamma courting scene on the Spitzer Amphora at Bryn Mawr College, composition and narrative on skyphoi of the Penelope Painter, and being political in Aristotle's zoology ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc.
The most important Asclepeion in the Greek world was in Epidauros in the Peloponnese.
Ideal to take a trip around the island exploring the bays and coves and crystalline waters, visit Hydra across the sea for cocktails, and spend a day exploring Mycenae or Epidauros, perhaps taking in a spa treatment at the new Aman hotel on the way.
We find a notable effort in this direction in the celebrated laws of Epidauros.
Leading a naval force comprising thirty ships, he, along with Pythodoros and Demaratos, landed at Epidauros Limera (the Byzantine Monemvasia) and Prasiai, further south of modern Leonidio, and ravaged Spartan territories, a hostile action that blatantly violated the peace of Nicias.
In the last quarter of the fifth century a statue of the healing god, Asclepius, was brought from Epidauros to Athens in response to the plague and losses sustained in the Peloponnesian war.
Also known as the Aphrodite of Epidauros (where she had a sanctuary), the type has only the right breast exposed.