). In Greek mythology, the goddess of Health,
daughter of Asclepius (Aesculapius), with whom she is often worshipped. In works of art she is
represented by his side, as a maiden of kindly aspect, with a serpent to whom she is giving
drink from a saucer. As the giver of mental health, she is sometimes confused with
Athené Hygiea (Eumen.
522). By the Romans she was identified with