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In Greek mythology (especially in Thrace), Telesforos (or Telesphoros) was a son of Asclepius and Salus. He frequently accompanied his sister, Hygieia. He was a dwarf whose face was covered with a cowl and a Phrygian cap. He symbolized recovery from illness.

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Andere Centauren waren nach der Sage Menschen nicht so freundlich gestimmt, aber Cheiron war weise und gütig und gab dem Sohn des Apollo die beste Ausbildung in der Heilkunde.
Mit seiner Gattin Epione wird er Vater von fünf Töchtern (Aceso, Iaso, Panakeia, Aglaea and Hygieia) und drei Söhnen (Machaon, Telesforos and Polidarius).
Auf den Schlachtfeldern Trojas spielten er und sein Sohn Machaon keine unerhebliche Rolle.
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