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Akeso (Greek: Ακεσο) was the goddess of healing (wounds) and curing (illness). Unlike her sister Panakeia she represented the process of a curing rather than the cure itself. she represented the process of a curing rather than the cure itself.


ParentsEdit

Asklepios & Epione

Spouse & LoversEdit

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ChildrenEdit

SiblingsEdit

Makhaon
Podaleirios
Iaso
Aigle
Panakeia
Hygeia

Ancient TextEdit

"Epione: wife of Asklepios (Asclepius), and daughters named Hygeia, Aigle (Aegle), Iaso, Akeso (Aceso), Panakeia (Panacea)."
- Suidas s.v. Epione (Byzantine Greek Lexicon C10th A.D.)


AppearanceEdit

In Greek sculptural reliefs, Akeso appears alongside her father Asklepios and sisters Hygeia, Panakeia and Iaso.

TriviaEdit

Her male was counterpart was Akesis.