Curing, Healing (akesis)
AKESO (Aceso) was the goddess of curing sickness and healing wounds. Unlike her sister Panakeia (Panacea) (Cure-All) she represented the process of a curing rather than the cure itself. Her male was counterpart was Akesis (Acesis). In Greek sculpural reliefs Akeso appears alongside her father Asklepios (Asclepius) and sisters Hygeia, Panakeia and Iaso.
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
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, The Suda - Byzantine Greek Lexicon C10th A.D.