Celsus Library of Ancient Ephesus

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Photo and caption by Melissa Breen

The Celsus Library in Ephesus, an ancient city now located in the western province of Turkey, was built around 135 A.D. The library was a tribute to Tiberius Julius Celsus and housed thousands of ancient scrolls and codexes. The Corinthian columns and scroll work depicted enclose the three entrances to the library.

Location: Selcuk, Izmir, Turkey


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