Asclepius: Collection and Interpretation of the Testimonies
Throughout nearly all of antiquity, the legendary Greek physician, Asclepius, son of Apollo and Coronis, was not only the primary representative of divine healing, but also so influential in the religious life of later centuries that, as Emma J. Edelstein and Ludwig Edelstein point out, "in the final stages of paganism, of all genuinely Greek gods, [he] was judged the fore...more
Paperback, 782 pages
Published February 27th 1998 by Johns Hopkins University Press
(first published December 1st 1997)
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