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Temple of Hadrian
37.938431° N, 27.341744° E
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118 constructed

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    by Holly Hayes
    October 27, 2011

    The diminutive Temple of Hadrian is actually more of a monument than a temple. The architrave contains a dedicatory inscription, dated to 118 CE, from one Publius Quintilius (who is otherwise unknown) to Hadrian, Artemis and the people of Ephesus. The inscription includes a bust of the goddess Tyche. The small, simple structure consists of just a pronaos (porch) and small cella (main hall). The porch is supported by two pillars and two columns of the Corinthian order. The pediment and decorative frieze of the pronaos have disappeared. continue reading →

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Holly Hayes
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014