The Tholos of Epidaurus

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When describing the Sanctuary of Asclepius in Epidaurus, the ancient author Pausanias, mentions a round building near the temple of Asclepius, which he calls Tholos (i.e. round building) but fails to mention its use. Nevertheless he believes it is worth … Continue reading


A paradigm of capitals

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Continuing our virtual journey in Greece, we remain in the Peloponnese, to visit the sanctuary of Epidaurus, dedicated to Asclepius, the healing god. In the 4th century BCE, the sanctuary and the city of Epidaurus embarked upon a construction programme … Continue reading