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Ephesus

The facade of the Roman library that was once the second largest library in the world after the great library of Alexandria.

 

The Gate of Augustus adjoins the library.

 

A wide view of the library.

 

Artifacts such as statues and columns have been re-erected.

 

A spiral column.

 

Apparently, this statue was a sign of sorts that advertised a druggist or pharmacy.

 

Looking down at the library.

 

A puzzle of ruins.

 

 

Column against the Aegean sky.

 

Architectural fragment with wildflowers.

 

Beautiful details everywhere.

 

Arches.

 

Arch detail.

 

The smaller of the two theaters.

 

The great theater (one of two) this one could seat 25,000. It is said that St. Paul spoke here.

 

The theater from a distance.

 

Window on the past.

 

Wild hollyhock.

 

The Aegean north of Ephesus.

 

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