Classical Contrasts 9: Askelepus

Askelepus

God of medicine, the patron god the ancient guild of doctors. Attribute a snake.  Son of Apollo and Coronis.

Figure: Askelepus, Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, c. 1901-17, lead; origin unknown.

Askelepus 1, Anglesey Abbey
Askelepus 2, Anglesey Abbey
Askelepus 3, Anglesey Abbey
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