Rich Information About The Gate of Mazeus and Mythridates, Ephesus & Turkey, Ephesus Tours & All Your Travel Needs.

 

 

 
e-ephesus.com, tour, ephesus tours, tour, ephesus location, ephesus turkey, istanbul, ephesus coin ancient, temple of artemis at ephesus, ephesus cappadocia, ephesus map, map and ephesus, ancient city of ephesus, ephesus mary's house, the temple of artemis at ephesus, ephesus escorted tours, ephesus guide, ephesus guides, ephesus rome amalfi coast, dear ephesus, istanbul to ephesus tour, council of ephesus, ephesus history, artemis of ephesus, guided tour, map of ephesus turkey, daily ephesus tour, city of ephesus, ephesus baptist church, ephesus temple of diana, ephesus, ancient ephesus, ancient ephesus region, city of ephesus, ancinet city, maps of ephesus, ephesus sda church, the widow of ephesus, counsil of ephesus, ephesus turkey, ephesus tour, location, turkey, istanbul , coin ancient, temple of artemis, cappadocia tours, map, map and ephesus, ancient city of , mary's house, the temple of artemis at, escorted tours, guide, guides, rome amalfi coast, dear, istanbul tour, council of, history, artemis, guided tour, map of turkey, daily tour, city of ephesus, baptist church, temple of diana, Cruise turkey , cruising turkey , ilkay candar, cruises in turkey ,cruisers in turkey, cruise in turkey , private tours for cruisers and travellers , gay and lesbian tours , gay and lesbian cruises , cruise to kusadasi , izmir , istanbul , kusadasi port , izmir port , istanbul port,travel turkey , tour turkey , visit turkey , explore turkey , go turkey , travel to turkey , travel in turkey , go to turkey , turkey tours , tours in turkey ,  cruise kusadasi , travel kusadasi , about turkey , about, Saint john , patmos , virgin mary’s house , virgin mary, travel planning guidance, information, tips and photos , Tour and reserve a hotel or hotels in Turkey , Travel Turkey on-line and off-line , tours in Turkey with a focus on cultural, biblical, adventure for independent and group travel. Countrywide hotel bookings , Specialist in Travel to Turkey , business travel , offers small group and private guided Turkey tours - small group, cappadocia, eastern Turkey, gallipoli, biblical package ,Agean Area City. Aegean Tour , cappadocia tours,tours cappadocia , Trips to Turkey, escorted tours, customized trips, cruises. Emphasis on culture, archaeology, art, history, Turkey hotels, sightseeing daily, Istanbul hotels,  city tours in Turkey for individuals, families, groups and companies , Istanbul Guide,Istanbul Rent a Car,Car Rental Istanbul , Turkey, Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Turkey Hotels , organizes escorted tours in Turkey , most famous sites in Turkey , Cappadocia tours, Private and Deluxe group tours in Turkey, Cappadocia,Istanbul, Tour of ISTANBUL Holiday on Sea Side TURKEY Religious Tours Business TURKEY Study Tours TURKEY Healthness Tours TURKEY Honeymoon TURKEY , Turkey, Cappadocia cultural specialists, private & regular, friendly traditional hotels, Istanbul, balloon tour, balloon, Blue Cruise Turkey , hotel and city reservation service in Turkey ,  small group and private guided Turkey, Gallipoli, Cappadocia and 7 days, 10 days and 14 days including special places in Turkey, Adventure tours, Cultural, Village, Historical, Special, Special Places in Turkey , highlights of Turkey , perge, side, side tour, side tour antalya, side tour , Turkey Travel Packages group and private guided Turkey, Istanbul, Discover Turkey Online, Where to Go , Special Interests , Be the first to receive Turkey news and special offers , Go West Turkey , Turkey has enormously diverse scenery, with rolling central plains, soaring mountains, desert and orchards, white sand beaches , You can feel this wealth of history everywhere you go in Turkey. Turks have a great cuisine, infamous baths, rich traditions associated with tea and coffee , Turkey becomes apple of the eye of the world health tourism , Explore Turkey online, search & reserve hotels, blue voyages, cruises, private yachts and cabin charters , Anzac Day, Gallipoli Tours, Cruise vacations, Custom Design Turkey Tour Package , finding a licensed free-lance local tour guide , Journey Anatolia , Turkey's coastal cities , Travels around Turkey , Istanbul vacation packages and more Turkey travel package deals, Vacation in Turkey with our discount Istanbul tour packages , all inclusive Turkey vacation package

 

The Gate of Mazeus and Mythridates

 

The Gate of Mazeus and Mythridates

 

 

The gate with three passage ways at the right of the Celsus Library was built in 40 A.D by the slaves Mazeus and Mythridates for their emperor, Augustus, who gave them their freedom.

The passages are vaulted, the front side of the vault facing the Celsus Library is made of black marble, while the other side is white. A Latin inscription with inlaid letters made of bronze is still visible on one side of the structure. Part of the inscription states: "From the Emperor Caesar Augustus, the son of the god, the greatest of the priests, who was consul twelve and tribune twenty times; and the wife of August Livia; the son of Lucus, Marc Agrippa who was consul three times, Emperor, and tribune six times; and the daughter of Julio Caesar Augustus, Mazeus and Mythridates to their master and the people."

The small area in front of the gate was used as an auditorium. The steps around the gate, in front of the library and the round pedestal were used as seats. In Byzantine Period, the walls in the small area were built when the city walls were reduced in length.

Contact: info@e-ephesus.com

 e-ephesus.com Copyright © 2010 - All rights reserved