Asklepion, Bergama

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Pergamum's 2nd-century Asklepion was a famed temple and medical center dedicated to Asklepius, the god of healing. Some treatments used a sacred water source that was later discovered to have radioactive properties.

Go Historic ID
319589
Short URL
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Names
Asklepion
Address

Bergama, Turkey
Coordinates
39.118691° N, 27.165080° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015