Esculapius


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Es`cu`la´pi`us


n.1.Same as Æsculapius.
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Well, I at least resemble the disciples of Esculapius in one thing -- that of not being able to call a day my own, not even that of my betrothal."
"'Like Esculapius of Old:' Keats's Medical Training." Keats-Shelley Review 12 (1998): 15-49.
The underlying aspect of this corruptness, which concerns not just Californian ecology, but the Western world in general, is a widespread cultural ignorance that spans the contemporary, as personified by Albert Einstein, to the ancient, as personified by Esculapius. The philosophical presence used by Faulkner's narrator to connect these two figures is Rousseau.
Soon after Moses's History we are informed that Podalius and Machaon son to Esculapius himself drew teeth and dressed wounds; Appolo was an Oculist.
1340-1400) attested to the learning of the physician in The Canterbwy Tales, when he wrote, "Wel knew he th'olde Esculapius, And Deiscorides and eek Rufus, Old Ypocras, and Haly, and Galien; Serapion, Razes, and Avicen ..." (33) Al-Razi, carved in stone and holding a book, joins Galen and Hippocrates again in an early seventeenth-century stone frieze of ten renowned medical authorities commissioned to celebrate the first pharmacy in the German county of Lippe.
Wel knew he the olde Esculapius, And Deyscorides, and eek Rufus, Olde Ypocras, Haly, and Galyen, Serapion, Razis, and Avycen, Averrois, Damascien, and Constantyn, Bernard, and Gatesden, and Gilbertyn.
"the sons of Esculapius judging from themselves think every man whose countenance is of the same cadaverous hue with their own is made of stuff only fit to hang wigs upon they however now allow that I am made of tougher materials...
In both plays, the madmen, in quick succession, confuse others with classical figures: in The Changeling Franciscus identifies Isabella as Titania, Lollia as Diomed and Esculapius, and calls himself Tiresias (III.iii.53-71); in Wonder Palemon calls the Clown Nestor, Angelica, Alexander, and Caesar (V.ii, pp.
It reads: "Munera diva patris q(ui) sol(us) Apoli(ni)s artes / invenit medicas p(er) sec(u)la q(ui)nq(ue) seps x(u)ltas / et docuit gramen q(uo)d ad usu(m) qu(o)q(ue) valeret / hic Esculapius celatus gloria nostra / Ragusii genitus voluit que(m) grata relatu(m) / esse deos inter veterum sapi(enti)a patrum / humanas laudes sup(er)aret rata q(uod) omnes / Quo melius toti nemo quasi profuit orbi." The iconography of Aesculapius possibly depends in part on the influential manual De deorum imaginibus libellus (for which see, for example, Liebeschutz, 117-28, and Panofsky and Saxl, 257).
In Greek lore he is often portrayed as the physician Aesculapius -- variants of which include Asclepius, Esculapius, and others -- with his snake.
PV 3 CCCCC L: D H CCC PV 4 Artersersis LH: Artaxis P Artarxis V // Apollinus LH: Apollo PV // Scolafius L: Scolapius H Esculapius PV Asclipius L: Asclepius HV om.
When Franciscus says to Lollio |Come hither, Esculapius; hide the poison' (IlII.iii.61), it recalls Watson's |In time long past, when in Dianaes chase / A bramble bush prickt Venus in the foote, / Old Aescitlapius healpt her heauie case' (Poem xx, lines 1-3).
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