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Oath of Office

A Conversation Between Richard Selzer & Peter Josyphfrom LAPHAM’S QUARTERLY Josyph: “I swear by Apollo, the physician.” On whom did Apollo practice? Selzer: Well, he was called upon to heal miraculously. Iapyx, in the Aeneid, was a doctor. He had asked to learn the healing arts from Apollo because he wanted to save his own father, who [...]
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