was part of the Patmos monastery. The area continued to function for some time as is shown by the coins found during the 4th century AD. It was abandoned after the earthquakes which occurred in 469 to 554 AD. In the 15th century the Asclipio was attacked by the Knights of Command of Saint John of Jerusalem. They used the building material to construct a Medieval Castle.
http://odysseus.culture.gr D. Mposnakis, arcaheologist E. Skerlou, arcaheologis
Altar of Dionysios and the Temple of Amigdalona The altar of Dionysos and a Doric temple were found southeast of the Market. From the altar, which was a typical specimen of Greel architecture, the level where sacrifices were made was saved. In the interior eastern side of the altar there was a desk and behind that a low bench. Parts of the marble sculpture can be found in different parts of the city like the entrance of the Castle of Neratzia. The altar is considered to be from the 2nd century BC and is based on parchment prototypes. The unnamed temple was of Doric design, and consisted of an altar and goes back to the 2nd century BC. A base made of marble for a Colossious statue shows a monarch who was connected to the divinity of Attalides.
The Doric Temple of Athena Lindia, dating from about 300 BC, built on the site of an earlier temple. Inside the temple is the table of offerings and the base of the cult statue of Athena. Bibliography Herzog R., Shazmann P., Kos I, Aslkepieion, Berlin 1932. Libadiotti, Μ., Giorgio, R., La Presenza Italiana nel Dodecaneso tra il 1912 e il 1948, La Ricerca Archaeologica, La Conservazione, Le Scelte Progettuali, Scuola Archaeologica Italiana di Atene, Edizioni del Prisma, Ρώμη 1996, 163-168. Laurenzi L., L' Odeion di Coo, Historia V (1931), 136-143, 603-626.