the ancient roman god of medicine and healing.
historical examples

we commonly say that aesculapius has prescribed riding for one patient, walking for another, a cold bath for a third.
the worlds greatest books, volume xiii. various

she was punished with death indeed; but her son was aesculapius.
the love affairs of great musicians, volume 1 rupert hughes

by and by a babe was born to them,-a boy with the most wonderful eyes that anybody ever saw,-and they named him aesculapius.
old greek stories james baldwin

he wants to masquerade as an aesculapius, and so has started this consumption theory.
ivanoff anton checkov

presently, two or three voices were heard calling for aesculapius.
library of the world’s best literature, ancient and modern, vol 3 various

his friend giese speaks of him as a very skilful physician, and even calls him a second aesculapius.
catholic churchmen in science james j. walsh

apollo is further supposed to be the father of asclepius (aesculapius), whose ritual is closely modelled upon his.
encyclopaedia britannica, 11th edition, volume 2, slice 2 various

there he achieved so great a reputation that his contemporaries referred to him as a “second aesculapius.”
the popes and science james j. walsh

this process soon brought him to the suspicion that in his case aesculapius’s science was guess-work.
it is never too late to mend charles reade

upon this self-evident principle, our aesculapius with the epaulettes was the first man drunk in the ship.
rattlin the reefer edward howard

the roman god of medicine or healing greek counterpart asclepius

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