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Very Rare Unique!! Ancient Roman Bronze Medical Amulet Symbol On Asclepius.

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Seller: antiquedaeho0 (118) 100%, Location: Bulgaria, Ships to: US, Item: 322318918194 VERY RARE ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE MEDICAL AMULET IN MIDDLE OF GARLAND TWO SNAKES AROUND CUP RARE AMULET SYMBOL OF GOD ASCLEPIUS. VERY RARE ARTIFACT IN PERFECT CONDITION, PERFECT PATINA. FOUND ON A SANCTUARY THAT EXISTED FROM 1 CENTURY BEFORE CHRIST TO 3 CENTURY AFTER CHRIST Size Lenght - 3 cm = 1.2 in Width - 2.5 cm = 1 in Weight - 5.4g MORE INFORMATION Asclepius in Greek mythology is the god of healing. He is the son of Apollo and nymph Coronida. Apollo killed the pregnant Coronida because of its falsity, took the child from her body and sent him to study at the centaur Chiron. He Asclepius learned the art of healing. When accumulated enough experience in healing, Athens gave him the blood that drips from the Gorgon Medusa. The blood of gorgons had magical powers - one that drips from the left side of the Gorgon wore death, but this right, Asclepius used to rescue people. He became famous as a skilful healer who even raised the dead. For this offense, Zeus killed him with a thunderbolt, forged by the Cyclops. Revenge angered Apollo killed the Cyclopes and it was temporarily ordered to serve mortals. The most famous sanctuary of Asclepius was located at Epidaurus (northeast Peloponnese), where flocked to heal people from all parts of Greece. The second-largest was in Ancient Pautalia now Kyustendil. Most often Asclepius is portrayed as a bearded man in his prime, a bit like Zeus. Essential element of Asclepius was the rod around which was wrapped a snake (sometimes two). Later he became a symbol glass, coated with a snake. When someone sick are healed, a victim was transported cock. Kos is the famous sanctuary of Asclepius and famous doctors of the island is considered to be its heirs. Sons of Asclepius from his wife Epiona been Podaliriy, Telesphorus and Mahaon. Asclepius had five daughters goddesses - Hygeia ( "purity") - Panacea ( "Vselechitelka") - Yasoo ( "Treatment") - Aglaia and Akesse - the female equivalent of Asclepius. In ancient Roman mythology it is called Asclepius Aesculapius. Epidemic erupted in Rome in 293 BC, led the Romans to begin to honor him. His church was in Rome, on the island Isola Tiberina in the Tiber River. Today in its place rises Sv.Vartolomey hospital. Immortalized in heaven with the constellation Ophiuchus. Material: Bronze

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