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Monuments reported by ancient authors (2)

Ancient sanctuaries

Sanctuary of Machaon

Here in Gerenia is a tomb of Machaon, son of Asclepius, and a holy sanctuary. In his temple men may find cures for diseases. They call the holy spot Rhodos; there is a standing bronze statue of Machaon, with a crown on his head which the Messenians in the local speech call kiphos.

Sanctuary of Claea

In the territory of Gerenia is a mountain, Calathium; on it is a sanctuary of Claea with a cave close beside it.

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