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A town in Argolis on the Saronic Gulf, forming, with its territory Epidauria, a district independent of Argos, and was not included in Argolis till the time of the Romans. It was the chief seat of the worship of Aesculapius, whose temple was situated about five miles from the town. On the inscriptions lately found there, see Gardner, New Chapters in Greek History, ch. xii. (1892).


Styled Limēra, a town in Laconia, on the east coast, said to have been founded by Epidaurus in Argolis.

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