Category Archives: Mythology

Dark Apollo’s Son, Asklepios

In his classic work‭ ‬Asklepios:‭ ‬Archetypal Image of the Physician’s Existence,‭ ‬Kerenyi‭ (‬1959‭) ‬traces the movement of the healer/god,‭ ‬son of Apollo,‭ ‬backwards through history from the Temple on the Tiber Island in Rome to Epidauros,‭ ‬Kos,‭ ‬and Thessaly in … Continue reading

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The Dark Wisdom of Apollo

Most philosophers know that our discipline was originally the Love of Wisdom (Sophia).  Peter Kingsley takes us back to the shamanic roots of our lineage in his book (1999) In the Dark Places of Wisdom.  This amazingly scholarly approach rejects … Continue reading

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