Bergama / İzmir


There is a treatment center established in the 4th century BC in the name of the god of health, Asclepios. It is known that it had the title of the most important treatment center of Western Anatolia in its period. Asclepieion is dedicated to the Ancient Greek and Roman God of Health, Asclepios. Asclepius statues can be recognized by the serpent-entwined septer. The snake symbol has become the symbol of medical science here. It is estimated that the Pergamon Asclepieion was founded in the 4th century BC. Pergamon Asclepieion is also the oldest known school of psychiatry. The famous physician and philosopher Galenos is from Pergamon.


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