Visiting Kos, Greece and Hippocrates’ Asklepeion

Turkish fountain at Kos

When Hippocrates sat under the plane tree in Kos’s town square, expounding his theories of healing, I wonder if he knew that many millennia later he would be known as ‘the father of modern medicine’ and people would still flock to Kos to stand under that old tree where the fabled physician once sat to teach. Many of the methods of modern medicine are based on Hippocrates’ writings, and doctors ... Read Full Article