Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Ακεσο Akeso Aceso Healing, Curing
AKESO was the goddess of healing (wounds) and curing (illness). Unlike her sister Panakeia she represented the process of a curing rather than the cure itself. Her male was counterpart was Akesis.

In Greek sculpural reliefs Akeso appears alongside her father Asklepios and sisters Hygeia, Panakeia and Iaso.

ASKLEPIOS & EPIONE (Suidas s.v. Epione)

Suidas s.v. Epione (trans. Suda On Line) (Byzantine Greek Lexicon C10th A.D.) :
"Epione: wife of Asklepios (Asclepius), and daughters named Hygeia, Aigle (Aegle), Iaso, Akeso (Aceso), Panakeia (Panacea)."


  • Suidas - Byzantine Greek Lexicon C10th A.D.