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Believed to be the first temple erected for a Roman emperor, the statue found within the building was thought to be that of Emperor Domitian. Recent findings suggest the statue may actually be of the Emperor Titus.
Great to see how advanced people were back in those days. This place is located just after this first amphitheater across the ancient street. There are plaques to stop and read the history. The roads are inlaid limestone. I wondered if they were all laying...More
The first structure dedicated to an Emperor, Domitian was also one of the most hated Emperors in Roman history. He was also one who heavily persecuted Christians, Located and the the end of Curetes Street, this was one of the largest temples at one time,...More
Although the ruins of this first Roman Temple dedicated to an emperor in Ephesus are not particularly inspiring, the significance of Domitian's persecution of the early Christians resonates here in Ephesus. This is the one time home of St John who is believed to have...More
When you pass by the Temple of Domitian, you will see 2 columns that remained which was connected like a letter H. It was badly restored by the archaeologist from years ago. They cemented it without the proper method which made it look really weird....More
Temple of Domitian is the first structure in Ephesus known to be dedicated to an emperor. The northern size of the terrace seems to be two-stories high, reached by stairs. The stairs are still visible today.