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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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That's driving Epidaurus and Chaldea very fast," replied the physician with a grin.
55-62) And from Salamis Aias, blameless warrior, sought her to wife, and offered fitting gifts, even wonderful deeds; for he said that he would drive together and give the shambling oxen and strong sheep of all those who lived in Troezen and Epidaurus near the sea, and in the island of Aegina and in Mases, sons of the Achaeans, and shadowy Megara and frowning Corinthus, and Hermione and Asine which lie along the sea; for he was famous with the long spear.
She toured the world, from Epidaurus to South America, acting all the time; "I belong to that generation which produced good theatre in Cyprus," she explains rather grandly.
2) Seit Mitte der 1990er Jahre wird das Konzept, basierend auf Forschungen zu konkreten heilsamen Orten wie der antiken Kultstatte Epidaurus fur den Heilgott Asklepios (Gesler 1993), von unterschiedlichen Disziplinen aufgegriffen (Gesler 1992, Williams 1998, Kistemann und ClaBen 2012, Kistemann 2016).
Next, she visits the spectacular ancient theatre, Epidaurus, where world-famous singer Nana Mouskouri performs.
Moreover, though readers do not know the plot line beforehand, as is the case in so many Greek tragedies, they do know it soon enough so that their concerns, like those of the spectators gathered at Athens or Epidaurus, lie with how that plot would be realised.
Amphitheater of Epidaurus in its idyllic Mediterranean setting on the southern mainland of Greece.
Provoked by the announcements that a new amphitheatre will be constructed in an archeological site, Ljupco Popovski in Utrinski vesnik explains that the amphitheatre will also have a fake facade and be located in the base of mountain top Zajcev Rid and will have "only" eight thousand seats which will make it even more spectacular than the one in Epidaurus on Peloponnese which had 14 thousand seats, or from the enormous one that holds 25 thousand seats in Ephesus.
Rousselle, "Healing cults in antiquity: the dream cures of Asclepius of Epidaurus," Journal of Psychohistory, vol.
Greek legend tells us that in the temple of Epidaurus the therapist Asclepius had his patients spend the night on a stone bed surrounded by serpents, believing that an incubated dream would reveal the cause of their suffering.
Sometimes, a body of more than one city-state undertook this task, as for example 11 cities mediating in a dispute between Epidaurus and Arsinoe.
Tolis Papazoglou, a Greek New Zealander, pointed out that actors are still trained in the ancient Greek theatres; he compared the potential destruction of the Bourla to an unthinkable destruction of Epidaurus.