Apollonios from Kition (Απολλώνιος ο Κιτιεύς) bust

Προτομή Απολλώνιου (1) n

Προτομή Απολλώνιου (2) n

Artist: Kikis Patsalos 

Location: Grigoris Afxentiou Avenue (opposite “Evriviadio” high school), Larnaka. Larnaka district

Category: Ancient Greek and Byzantine legacy 

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

Apollonios was a Greek doctor, famous in his time, born in Kition, Cyprus, around 60 B.C. He is particularly well known for his writings on natural medicine from herbs. The bust was donated to Larnaka city by the Inner Wheel Group in May 2007.