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Mark Cartwright
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published on 18 June 2012

The Mazeus-Mithridates Gate, consisting of three arched entrances, led from the library of Celsus to the Roman Agora of Ephesos. It was built by and named after two emancipated slaves of emperor Augustus in 4 or 3 BCE, who dedicated the gate to their patron on being freed.


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2012, June 18). Agora Gate, Ephesos. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/698/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Agora Gate, Ephesos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 18, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/698/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Agora Gate, Ephesos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 18 Jun 2012. Web. 18 Apr 2019.

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