Podaleirius

Greek - A physician. Son of Asclepius and Epione. Brother of Hygeia, Machaon and Panacea. Husband of Syrna. It was he or Machaon who cured the archer Philoctetes when he rejoined the Greek forces at Troy. His brother was killed but he survived the war. On his way home to Greece, he was shipwrecked in Asia Minor and rescued by the goatherd, Bybassus. Here, the king's daughter, Syrna, had fallen from a roof; Podaleirius cured her injuries and married her. Sometimes called Podaleirius, Podalirius or Podalirius.

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