Library of Celsus, Ephesus

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 18 June 2012
Library of Celsus, Ephesus

Completed in 117 CE, the Library of Celsus at Ephesus was ordered built by Tiberius Julius Acquila in memory of his father Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, proconsul (governor) of the Asian province c. 105 to 114 CE.


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, June 18). Library of Celsus, Ephesus. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/691/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Library of Celsus, Ephesus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 18, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/691/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Library of Celsus, Ephesus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 18 Jun 2012. Web. 17 Oct 2019.

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