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At Lessa the Argive territory joins that of Epidaurus. But before you reach Epidaurus itself you wiEpidaurus itself you will come to the sanctuary of Asclepius. Who dwelt in this land before Epidaurus came to it I do not Epidaurus came to it I do not know, nor could I discover from the natives the descendants of Epidaurus either. But the last king Epidaurus either. But the last king before the Dorians arrived in the Peloponnesus was, they say, Pityreus, a descendant of Ion, son of
e,A poem attributed to Hesiod. the father of Epidaurus was Argus, son of Zeus, while the Epidaurians maintain that Epidaurus was the child of Apollo.
That the land is especially sacred to Asclepius Lovely Coronis, who bare thee in rugged land Epidaurus.Unknown. This oracle makes it quite certain e is other evidence that the god was born in Epidaurus for I find that the most famous sanctuaries of Asclepius had their origin from Epidaurus. In the first place, the Athenians, who say that they called Healer, who like the others came from Epidaurus. From the one at Cyrene was founded the sanc
The most noteworthy things which I found the city of Epidaurus itself had to show are these. There is, of course, a precinct of Asclepius, with images of the god himself and of Epione. Epione, they say, was the wife of Asclepius. These are of Parian marble, and are set up in the open. There is also in the city a temple of Dionysus
ly of. Aeacus）, as they are called, but they departed from the beginning to other lands.
Subsequently a division of the Argives who, under Deiphontes, had seized Epidaurus, crossed to Aegina, and, settling among the old Aeginetans, established in the island Dorian manners and the Dorian dialect. Although the Aeginetans rose to grea ed in the murder of Phocus, sailed away a second time and came to Salamis.
Not far from the Secret Harbor is a theater worth seeing; it is very similar to the one at Epidaurus, both in size and in style. Behind it is built one side of a race-course, which not only itself holds up the theater, but also in turn uses it as a support