Plan, Epidauros, Anakeion

Aerial view of site, from N, Epidauros, Abaton (Dormitory), Anakeion, Foun...

Context: Epidauros
Type: Temple
Summary: Rectangular building; attached to the north side of the Roman House, to the east outside the Sanctuary of Asklepios.
Date: ca. 350 BC
Region: Argolid
Period: Late Classical


On the west a pronaos of 4 Doric columns in antis (3 openings) led to an open court.


Previously identified as a Roman temple to the Egyptian Asklepios and Apollo (mentioned by Pausanias), this sanctuary is now believed to have been dedicated to the Dioskouroi (the twins Castor and Pollux).

Other Bibliography:

Faraklas 1972, 26