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This little play, suitable for sanitariums or hospitals, can be given either indoors or in the open air. Full directions are given as to staging, costumes, lighting, etc. The play is written around the mythical story that Hades, the god of the lower regions, became incensed at Aesculapius for healing the sick and withholding from him their shades. For this offense Hades killed Aesculapius with a thunderbolt. Whereupon Apollo, the god of the healing art, deified Aesculapius and dedicated the caduceus to his followers.
Aesculapius. A One-Act Play. Arch NeurPsych. 1930;24(6):1306. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1930.02220180203031
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