Abaton

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The name Abaton (from Greek: α - not + βαίνω - to tread) was used in antiquity for inaccessible places, including:

  • The building at the Asclepion in Epidaurus where dream cures by enkoimesis are reported
  • A statue erected by Artemisia II of Caria after the conquest of Rhodes
  • Abatos, aka Abaton, rocky island in the Nile, Egypt

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