Ancient Roman Library of Celsus, Ephesus, Turkey

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Ancient Roman Library of Celsus, Ephesus, Turkey

The library of Celsus is an ancient Roman building in Ephesus, Turkey, built in honor of the Roman Senator Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus and completed in 135 AD.

The library was built to store 12,000 scrolls and to serve as a monumental tomb for Celsus. Celsus is buried beneath the library in the main entrance.

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2 Responses to "Ancient Roman Library of Celsus, Ephesus, Turkey"

  1. Erkan says:

    You have a nice blog. You all need a logo. By the way im from Turkey too:) You should visit again. So many historical places for you. Thanks for this article.

  2. Mary @ Green Global Travel says:

    Great post! This is a very cool place to go for people who love the history of Ancient Rome. I’ll definitely check it out if I’m in Turkey. Thanks for sharing this!


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