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Library of Celsus, Ephesus


Mark Cartwright
published on 18 June 2012
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Completed in 117 CE, the Library of Celsus at Ephesus was ordered built by 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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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.


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Cartwright, M. (2012, June 18). Library of Celsus, Ephesus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Library of Celsus, Ephesus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 18, 2012.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Library of Celsus, Ephesus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Jun 2012. Web. 11 Apr 2021.

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