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Asclepius

Latinized form of Greek Asklepios, which is of unknown origin. Beekes writes that "The name is typical for Pre-Greek words ...." Originally a Thessalian prince famous as a physician, later regarded as a son of Apollo and god of medicine.

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Definitions of Asclepius

Asclepius (n.)
son of Apollo; a hero and the Roman god of medicine and healing; his daughters were Hygeia and Panacea;
Synonyms: Aesculapius / Asklepios
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