Sogno e medicina nell’Asclepieo di Pergamo

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    [automatically translated] The article Discusses the main aspects of the onirical theurgical therapy in Greek medicine, practised, as well known, in Asclepius' temples all over Greek territor ies. Iamata, written sources and chronicles fournish reliable testimonies of activities performed in the sacred structures, most of Which Concerning the reading and interpretations of dreams. A privileged witness of These practices is Aelius Aristides, in the Ieroi Logoi describing the Particular link connecting His psychological and metaphorical diseases to the divine power of Asclepius, revealing His healing terrific capacitis Mainly through therapeutic dreams
    Original languageItalian
    Pages (from-to)631.-661
    Number of pages31
    JournalMEDICINA NEI SECOLI
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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