Asclepius

Asclepius

Asclepius Ἀσκληπιός - God of medicine in ancient Greek religion, son of Apollo – The rod of Asclepius is still a symbol of medicine and health (a snake-entwined staff).

Asclepios Ἀσκληπιός - Dieu de la médecine dans la religion grecque antique, fils d'Apollon – Le bâton d'Asclepios est toujours un symbole de la médecine (un serpent y est enlacé).

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