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" Galenus says in his commentary to the apothegms of Hippocrates : " It is generally known that Asclepius was raised to the angels in a column of fire, the like of which is also related with regard to Dionysos, Heracles, and others, who laboured for the... "
Apollodorus: The Library - Page 229
by Apollodorus - 1921
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History of India, Volume 8

Abraham Valentine Williams Jackson - India - 1907 - 396 pages
...raised to the angels in a column of fire, the like of which is also related of Dionysos, Herakles, and others, who laboured for the benefit of mankind....did thus with them in order to destroy the mortal BUENING THE DEAD 187 and earthly part of them by fire, and afterwards to attract to himself the immortal...
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Alberuni's India: An Account of the Religion, Philosophy ..., Volume 2

Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Bīrūnī - History - 1993 - 486 pages
...raised to the angels in a column of fire, the like of which is also related with regard to Dionysos, Heracles, and others, who laboured for the benefit...part of them, and to raise their souls to heaven." In these words, f.oo, there is a reference to the burning as a Greek custom, but it seems to have been...
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