Agora Gate, Ephesos

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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.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, June 18). Agora Gate, Ephesos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/698/agora-gate-ephesos/

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