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[ep-i-dawr-uh s]
  1. an ancient town in S Greece, in Argolis: sanctuary of Asclepius; outdoor theater still in use.
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Historical Examples of epidaurus

  • They brought to Rome the serpent of Epidaurus, to which they paid divine honors.

    The Phantom World

    Augustin Calmet

  • She thought the god came from Epidaurus and fastened her head on to her neck.

  • Examine for a moment the two cases from Epidaurus, which are quite typical of the series.

  • He made a call upon him, and embraced him, addressing him as the oracle of Epidaurus.

  • We also find that Kisæa, was, at Epidaurus, one of the names of Minerva.

British Dictionary definitions for epidaurus


  1. an ancient port in Greece, in the NE Peloponnese, in Argolis on the Saronic Gulf
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