The Library of Celsus at Ephesus

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Carole Raddato
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published on 13 April 2015
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The Library of Celsus at Ephesus was completed in 117 CE. It was built on the order of Tiberius Julius Acquila in memory of his father Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, proconsul (governor) of the Asian province c. 105 to 114 CE.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2015, April 13). The Library of Celsus at Ephesus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3799/the-library-of-celsus-at-ephesus/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Library of Celsus at Ephesus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 13, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3799/the-library-of-celsus-at-ephesus/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Library of Celsus at Ephesus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Apr 2015. Web. 04 Aug 2021.