Asclepius, Empuries

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Mark Cartwright
published on 30 August 2016
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The 4th century BCE statue of Asclepius from the god of medicine's sanctuary at Empuries (Emporiae), Spain. The statue was carved using Parian and Pentelic marble.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, August 30). Asclepius, Empuries. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Asclepius, Empuries." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 30, 2016.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Asclepius, Empuries." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Aug 2016. Web. 05 Dec 2021.