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
, ch. xii. (1892)
Styled Limēra, a town in Laconia, on the east coast,
said to have been founded by Epidaurus in Argolis.