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14 da Schio, Ms, Biblioteca Bertoliana, Vicenza, 2575/24–9–11; Francesco Tommasini, Genealogica Historia delle Famiglie Nobili Vicentine. Ms, Biblioteca Bertoliana, Gonz. 3, 3336–3337. ” fols. 1– 283. 15 For more elaborate description on Trento’s invention of natural ventilation see Kenda (1998). For precise calculations of the temperature and air flow in the caves and villas of Costozza see Cazzaniga et al. (1981). 16 Palladio, 1997. 17 Scamozzi, 1615, p. 140. 18 For precise description on villa Garzadori-da Schio see Bevilacqua, 1983.

77 Thus, dramatic performances at ancient healing sanctuaries were an integral aspect of the healing process, a kind of mass incubation. Above all others, therapeutic and oracular cults in ancient Greece demanded strict moral behavior on the part of worshippers and supplicants; the incorporation of theaters within these types of sacred enceintes in particular was intended to engender a heightened state of moral awareness, and psychological catharsis. Although the worship of Asklepios had faded by the end of the fourth century AD, and the serpent was transformed by Christians into a symbol of harm and evil, the Early Church maintained the value of dream healing, as in the cult of St.

68 Healing dreams, then, are properly understood as Earth-inspired forms of divination, similar to oracular pronouncements. ”69 There is therefore a clear link between therapeutic and oracular rites in ancient Greece. Asklepieia were directly related to Apollo’s oracular shrines, particularly his temple at Delphi, and we may thus better comprehend the late classical association of Asklepios with the Delphic Python. ”70 The fifth-century BC physician and father of medicine, Hippocrates of Cos, was a member of the priestly clan of the Asklepiadae, who as descendants of Asklepios, and thus of Apollo his father, had a special relationship to Delphi.

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