Ephesus Ancient City Photos & Information 2018

Ephesus Ancient City Photos & Notes

Ephesus Ancient City Photos & Information

Ephesus is an excellent place for those who are interested in photography. You may pick up your wide-angle and all-around lenses to take the best shots of Celsus Library which has a breath-taking facade. Celsus Library is the best preserved historic monument located in Ephesus so the best shots can be taken around it.

Entering To The Ephesus Ancient City

Ephesus Ancient City Photos & Information
Entering To The Ephesus Ancient City

History of Ephesus City dates back to 5000 B.C. In the official records city is built by a Greek nobleman: Andorclos the son of King Codrus of Athens.

Preparing The Camera And Lenses For The Best Shot

Lenses For The Best Shot

Approaching To Breath-Taking Celsus Library

Celsus Library

Celsus Library is the best-preserved ancient ruin in the Ephesus ancient city. This is a great Roman building from the 2nd Century A.D. If you are interested in reading about its history, you may have a look at the History of Celsus Library article which is written by a guide.

Wisdom Of Ancient Architecture: Library Of Celsus

Celsus Library

Columns and Statues Of The Library Of Celsus

Library Of Celsus

Celsus Polemaeanus, was a significant administrator during the reign of Roman Ruler Trajan. Celsus Polemaeanus had also been the governor of Asia and He was well known in Ephesus city. Tiberius Julius Aquila (his son) wanted to immortalize his father’s name by building this great structure. Celsus died while the library was still in construction, he is buried next to it.

Imagine The Size Of The Library Building

Ephesus photography

Ephesus Celsus Library Facts

  • Celsus Library used to be home to 12.000 parchment roll during antiquity.
  • Celsus Library was built on the main road of Ephesus city named Curetes Street.
  • Celsus Library is known as the 3rd largest library of the ancient times.

The Architectural Features Of The Celsus Library

Ephesus Ancient City Facts - Celsus Library Pillars
Celsus Library Columns – Ephesus Ancient City Facts

The Roman Road Of Ephesus: Curetes Street

Curetes Street

Strolling Through The Greek And Roman Ruins Of Ephesus

Strolling Through The Ephesus

Roman Emperor Hadrian’s Temple In Ephesus

Ephesus Ancient City Facts Hadrian's Temple
Hadrian’s Temple

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