Saturday, 23 August 2014 00:00

Hippocrates Plane tree, Kos Island....

Hippocrates Plane tree, Kos Island....

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HIPPOCRATES PLANE This historic tree located on the embankment, which is between Avenue of the Palms and the "excavation" port, in front of Government House in the homonymous square plane, near the Mosque (Loggia). According the tradition, under the plane's shadow the great ancient doctor Hippocrates taught and written many books. It measures 9.80 trunk, branches spread far and is the oldest tree in Europe. At the railing that surrounds it there is an ancient sarcophagus, which in the Turkish occupation, it was used as a tank to the nearby mosque (Loggia) and has an Arabic sign with the foundation's year of the mosque.

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