Giovanni Carrieri Photography

The first Hospital of History

Island of Kos, Asclepeion Exif: NIKON D90, 18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6 @ f/8.0 1/250, ISO 200 110
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Panoramic view on Asclepeion ruins - Kos

Asclepeia were temples dedicated to the God of Medicine Asclepius. These were healing temples in wich patients could find a cure for theri illnesses. Cures were both physical and spiritual.
Asclepeion Ancient Greece Temple Columns Corinthian Order Architecture Ruins