Month: May 2012

The Odeum

Ephesus was governed by a two assembly system of administration. These were the advisory council and the assembly of citizens. The advisory council (Boule) held its meetings in the …

Baths of Varius

The vestiges to the east of the Odeum belong to the building called the Varius Baths. The excavation of all the parts of the baths except the cold room …

The Stadium

This structure lies at the entrance of the city in the Ku?adas? direction. A good example of the stadiums of the period, it is 230 metres long and 30 …

Scholastikia Baths

Located a little below the Fountain of Trajan, the Scholastikia Baths are one of the important buildings of the Curetes Street. As it was located in the city centre, …

The Octagon

In front of the Terrace Houses on the Curetés Street of which restoration continues, the polychromie and figured mosaics made in the 4th century AD are quite well preserved. …

Memmius Monument

This is the partially restored building at the north end of the square. It had four facades and on each of these were semicircular niches linked to each other …

House of Love

The building following the Temple of Hadrian is a house with a peristyle known as the House of Love. The statue of Priapus, called the god Bes, on display …