Asklepion, Pergamon, Turkey


Related person
John P. Schooley Jr. (was created by)
Date
4th century BCE ca.
Description
The Asklepion (the ancient medical complex, hospital) is thought to be built in the name of Aesculapius, the god of Health and Medicine. It contains premises such as a small theater with a capacity of 3,500 people, rooms where the patients were cured by the sound of water and music, the temple of Asklepion, and the library.
Style/Period
Ancient (ca. 3400 BCE - 395 CE)