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 1/125, ISO 200 186
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Kos Asclepeion

The cult of Asclepius was widespreaded in the ancient greek and also in the ancient rome, in wich Asclepius was named Aesculapius. Icon of the god was the snake wrapped around a staff. It is often confused with the caduceus, icon of Ermes.
Asclepeion Ancient Greece Temple God Asclepius Architecture Ruins