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The Shrine of Asclepius, with a Roman fountain on the left the Asclepian treasury on the right, Butrint, Chaonia, Albania. The earliest Sanctuary comprised a temple to the God, a stoa (covered walkway) and a treasury to hold the offerings made to the god. 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...
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