Agora Gate, Ephesos
The Mazeus-Mithridates Gate, consisting of three arched entrances, led from the library of Celsus to the Roman Agora...
Artemis of Ephesus
Marble statue of the Ephesian Artemis, 125-175 CE. (Selcuk Museum, Selcuk, Turkey)
Artemisia I of Caria
Artemisia of Caria (also known as Artemisia I) was the queen of the Anatolian region of Caria (south of ancient Lydia...
Asia Minor is a geographic region in the south-western part of Asia comprising most of what is present-day Turkey. The earliest...
The Celsus Library of Ephesus, named after the city’s former Roman governor and constructed in the 2nd century...
Celsus Library Facade, Ephesos
A deatil of the facade of the library of Ephesos (c. 117 CE).
Celsus Library, Ephesos
Completed in 117 CE, the library was ordered built by Tiberius Julius Acquila in memory of his father Tiberius Julius Celsus...
Column Drum from the Temple of Artemis, Ephesos
This is the best preserved of the column drums carved in relief. It shows a youthful winged Thanatos (death), a draped...
Curetes Street, Ephesos
Leading from the Heracles Gate to the Celsus Library, Curetes street (named after the priest class of Ephesos) was lined...
Ennoia, Celsus Library, Ephesos
A detail of the facade of the Celsus Library in Ephesos (ca. 117 CE). The statue represents ennoia (intelligence) an attribute...