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Temple of Asclepius

In Lechat, Henri. Epidaure, Restauration et description des principaux monuments du sanctuaire d'Asclepios (Paris: Libraires-imprimeries réunis, 1895). Temples to Asclepius were erected throughout the ancient Mediterranean. Those seeking healing would make pilgrimages to the sites and might perform prayers and sacrifices, make monetary gifts, or spend the night in the temple.

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