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Hygeia (Salus) Sightings

  • Agamemnon by Aeschylus 459BC

    The goddess of health gets a little shout out in this grizzly tragedy.

  • Orphic Hymn to Hygeia by Orpheus 500BC - 301BC

    This anonymous text—which has been attributed to Orpheus—is all about the awesomeness of the goddess of health.

  • A Description of Greece by Pausanias 2

    Get the low down on what it was like to visit an ancient temple of Asclepius and Hygeia from a dude who actually was there.

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