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Cover illustration: Parian marble head of Asclepius from Melos, 325-300 BC, © The Trustees of the British Museum

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Names: Ploeg, Ghislaine E. van der, author.

Title: The impact of the Roman Empire on the cult of Asclepius / by Ghislaine van der Ploeg.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018] | Series: Impact of empire, ISSN 1572-0500; Volume 30 | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2018019417 (print) | LCCN 2018028616 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004372771 (E-book) | ISBN 9789004372528 (hardback : alk. paper)

Subjects: LCSH: Asklepios (Greek deity)—Cult—Rome. | Cults—Rome.

Classification: LCC BL820.A7 (ebook) | LCC BL820.A7 P56 2018 (print) | DDC 292.2/11—dc23

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ISSN 1572-0500

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