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The Asclepian Treasury, built to hold offerings made to the god Asclepius, at the Shrine of Asclepius, Butrint, Chaonia, Albania. The earliest Sanctuary comprised a temple to the God, a stoa (covered walkway) and a treasury. By the 3rd century BC the Sanctuary had been modified to include a theatre and a perisytyle building, probably a pilgrim's hostel. Butrint was founded by the Greek Chaonian tribe and was a port throughout Hellenistic and Roman times, when it was known as Buthrotum. It was...
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