"Asclepieion of Kos" Kos Island Things to Do Tip by Sencanka
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The word asclepiea means sacred hospital so this it the place where the method of Asclepius were applied for the treatment of the patients.
There are springs with mineral water contained iron and were used for the treatment of dermatological ailments for bathing and drinking cures.
Before the patient would start withe the terapy he had to adapt his soul and body to the enviroment . Than the treatment began with medicine, fasting, aquatherapy, hipnosis, dreamtherapy and making sacrifices T
his sistem continued till Hippocrates introduced scientific medicine.
The Asclepeion of Kos was very famous of its time. Many students of medicine and patients from all over the world flocked.
It is situated 3 km from the modern capital of Kos and it is at height 100 m above the sea level.
Everyone can go to Asclepeion today with a litttle train, rented car or even with a motobike. The ticket is 4 euro .
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