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Panacea
In Greek mythology, Panacea
Panacea
(Greek Πανάκεια, Panakeia) was a goddess of universal remedy. She was the daughter of Asclepius
Asclepius
and Epione
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Machaon (mythology)
In Greek mythology, Machaon /məˈkeɪən/ (Greek: Μᾰχάων, Makhāōn) was a son of Asclepius; with his brother Podalirius, he led an army from Thessaly
Thessaly
in the Trojan War
Trojan War
on the side of the Greeks.[1] Both Machaon and Podalirius
Podalirius
were highly valued surgeons and medics.[2] In the Iliad
Iliad
he was wounded and put out of action by Paris.[3] Machaon (or his brother) healed Philoctetes, Telephus
Telephus
and Menelaus, after he sustained an arrow at the hand of Pandarus, during the war
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Tricca
Tricca was an ancient city in Thessaly, Greece. It corresponds to modern Trikala. It was an ancient city, near the Peneius River and on the Lethaeus River. It is mentioned in Homer[1] as the Kingdom of Machaon and Podaleirius, sons of Aesculapius
Aesculapius
and physicians of the Greek army. It possessed the oldest known temple of Aesculapius, which was discovered in 1902, with a hospital for pilgrims. Tricca is mentioned by other writers. Tricca is attested as an episcopal see since antiquity. References[edit]^ Homer. The Iliad, II, 729; IV, 202.Attribution This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Tricca". Catholic Encyclopedia
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Zlatna Panega (river)
Coordinates: 43°7′39″N 24°8′39″E / 43.12750°N 24.14417°E / 43.12750; 24.14417 Zlatna Panega River
Zlatna Panega River
at „Panega Nature Park“ near the town of Lukovit.Zlatna Panega (Bulgarian: Златна Панега, "golden Panega", also: Panega, old: Paneg, Altǎn Paneg) is a river in central northern Bulgaria, originating from a karst source at the village of Zlatna Panega, Yablanitsa
Yablanitsa
municipality, Lovech Province. During the Ottoman rule in Bulgaria
Bulgaria
(till 1878) it was known as "Altǎn Paneg". Zlatna Panega's source is the largest Karst
Karst
source in Bulgaria
Bulgaria
and the water temperature is relatively constant throughout the year
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Moesia
Moesia
Moesia
(/ˈmiːʃə, -siə, -ʒə/;[1][2] Latin: Moesia; Greek: Μοισία, Moisía)[3] was an ancient region and later Roman province situated in the Balkans, along the south bank of the Danube River
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Thrace
Thrace
Thrace
(/θreɪs/; Modern Greek: Θράκη, Thráke; Bulgarian: Тракия, Trakiya; Turkish: Trakya) is a geographical and historical area in southeast Europe, now split between Bulgaria, Greece
Greece
and Turkey, which is bounded by the Balkan Mountains
Balkan Mountains
to the north, the Aegean Sea
Aegean Sea
to the south and the Black Sea
Black Sea
to the east
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Potion
A potion (from Latin potio "drink") is a magical medicine, drug in liquid form. In mythology and literature, a potion is usually made by a magician, dragon, fairy or witch and has magical properties. It is used for various motives including the healing, bewitching or poisoning of people. For example, love potions for those who wish to fall in love (or become deeply infatuated) with another; sleeping potions to cause long-term or eternal sleep (in folklore, this can range from the normal REM sleep to a deathlike coma); and elixirs to heal/cure any wound/malady. Creations of potions of different kinds were a common practice of alchemy, and were commonly associated with witchcraft, as in The Tragedy of Macbeth
Macbeth
by William Shakespeare. During the 19th century, it was common in certain countries to see wandering charlatans offering curative potions
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Poultice
A poultice, also called a cataplasm, is a soft moist mass, often heated and medicated, that is spread on cloth over the skin to treat an aching, inflamed or painful part of the body. It can be used on wounds such as cuts. Poultice
Poultice
may also refer to a porous solid filled with solvent used to remove stains from porous stone such as marble or granite. The word "poultice" comes from the Latin puls, pultes, meaning "porridge".Contents1 Types 2 Inflammation
Inflammation
treatment 3 Stain removal from decorative stone surfaces 4 ReferencesTypes[edit]Some Native Americans used mashed pumpkin or Devil’s club as a poultice.[1] In addition to bread and cereals, bran may also be used as a poultice because of its absorbent quality. It is packed into the wound and then covered with a piece of sacking or similar material before being bandaged onto the site of the wound. There are also many commercial poultices that are ready-made
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Sicyon
Sicyon
Sicyon
(/ˈsɪʃiˌɒn, ˈsɪs-/; Greek: Σικυών; gen.: Σικυῶνος) was an ancient Greek city state situated in the northern Peloponnesus
Peloponnesus
between Corinth
Corinth
and Achaea
Achaea
on the territory of the present-day regional unit of Corinthia. An ancient monarchy at the times of the Trojan War, the city was ruled by a number of tyrants during the Archaic and Classical period and became a democracy in the 3rd century BC. Sicyon
Sicyon
was celebrated for its contributions to ancient Greek art, producing many famous painters and sculptors
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Hero
A hero (masculine) or heroine (feminine) is a person or main character of a literary work who, in the face of danger, combats adversity through feats of ingenuity, bravery or strength, often sacrificing their own personal concerns for a greater good. The concept of the hero can be found in classical literature. It is the main or revered character in heroic epic poetry celebrated through ancient legends of a people, often striving for military conquest and living by a continually flawed personal honor code.[1] The definition of a hero has changed throughout time
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Penthesilea
Penthesilea
Penthesilea
(Greek: Πενθεσίλεια, Penthesileia) was an Amazonian queen in Greek mythology, the daughter of Ares
Ares
and Otrera and the sister of Hippolyta, Antiope and Melanippe. Quintus Smyrnaeus[1] explains more fully than pseudo-Apollodorus how Penthesilea
Penthesilea
came to be at Troy: Penthesilea
Penthesilea
had killed Hippolyta
Hippolyta
with a spear when they were hunting deer; this accident caused Penthesilea so much grief that she wished only to die, but, as a warrior and an Amazon, she had to do so honorably and in battle
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Trojan War
Setting: Troy
Troy
(modern Hisarlik, Turkey) Period: Bronze Age Traditional dating: c. 1194–1184 BC Modern dating: c
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Surgeon
In medicine, a surgeon is a physician who performs surgical operations. There are also surgeons in podiatry, dentistry and the veterinary fields.Contents1 History 2 Titles in the Commonwealth 3 Military titles 4 Specialties 5 Pioneer surgeons 6 Organizations and fellowships 7 ReferencesHistory[edit]Al-Zahrawi, the Islamic Golden Age
Islamic Golden Age
physician widely considered one of the '"Fathers of Modern Surgery"The first person to document a surgery was the 6th Century BC Indian physician-surgeon, Sushruta. He specialised in cosmetic plastic surgery and had documented even an operation of open rhinoplasty[1]. His magnum opus Suśruta-saṃhitā is one of the most important surviving ancient treatises on medicine and is considered a foundational text of Ayurveda and surgery. The treatise addresses all aspects of general medicine, but the translator G. D
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Diagnostics
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
is the identification of the nature and cause of a certain phenomenon. Diagnosis
Diagnosis
is used in many different disciplines with variations in the use of logic, analytics, and experience to determine "cause and effect"
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Telesphorus (mythology)
In ancient Greek religion, Telesphorus (Greek: Τελεσφόρος Telesphoros) was a son of Asclepius. He frequently accompanied his sister, Hygieia. He was a dwarf whose head was always covered with a cowl hood or cap. He symbolized recovery from illness, as his name means "the accomplisher" or "bringer of completion" in Greek
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