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Hygieia in Worcester

The marble Hygieia at the Worcester art museum is missing her head and arms, yet still appears graceful and somehow beckoning. From the 2nd century CE, excavated in Antioch, the goddess of health (Greek: ὑγίεια – hugieia[1]) still retains traces of gilding on her long, wavy hair. 44 kata lagi

Sculpture Shows

Hygeia, A City Of Health FB2

Hygeia, a city of health / by Benjamin Ward Richardson, — 1876 — livre Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Hygeia: A City Of Health on Amazon. 483 kata lagi

Save a thought for Hygeia: Strike diary 8

Today was our final strike day for the week. It feels as if the tide is turning and we might win this industrial dispute. Our union, however, reminded us that we must not abandon the fight until negotiations have been successful. 488 kata lagi

History Of Medicine

Hygeia: You've been served

Hygeia Mythologically

 In Greek Mythology, Hygeia is the great-granddaughter of Zeus / Jupiter via the Apollo(n) line.  Her father Aesclepius,  another asteroid, was the Greek god of healing & is often shown with a physician’s staff & a  snake wrapped around. 540 kata lagi

Astronomy