Slavery in Ephesus

Slavery in Ephesus in the Hellenic and Roman Periods The word Slave in our time comes from the Slavs who were taken captive in the medieval period. The word rob, which means slave in the Slavic language, is the origin of the word robot. In addition, the word robota in the old Slavic language means […]

Celsus Library

Celsus Library Ephesus Turkey Celsus Library is a typical structure of architectural style prevalent in the period of Emperor Hadrian, dating back to 2. Century AD. The most well-known building of Ephesus City was built to honor the proconsul (governor) of the Asian province Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, by his son┬áTiberius┬áJulius Aquila. Known as the […]

Hadrian Temple Ephesus Turkey

Hadrian Temple Ephesus Turkey Hadrian Temple is located on Curetes street next to Slope Houses of Ephesus City. This attractive monument dates back to 2. Century AD and it is unlikely the name may not be dedicated to Roman Emperor Hadrian. Hadrian Temple has a well-decorated facade which is supported by four Corinthian columns supporting […]