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    Celsus Library – Turkey

    Located in Ephesus, Turkey, is the ancient Roman library that was built in 117A.D.; the Celsus library, in honor of the Roman Senator Tiberius Julieu Celsus Polemaeanus, built by his son Gaius Julius Aquila. The library was built to store 12000 scrolls and also to serve as a monumental tomb for Celsus, buried in a crypt beneath the library. It is the third richest library, besides the library of Alexander and Pergamum. It is one of the few remaining examples…

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