A world recognized icon that was built by the son of the Roman governor of Asia to honor his father in 117 CE. The Library of Celsus is an excellent example of how the Greeks influenced Roman public architecture back then. Thought to have housed more than 12,000 written scrolls, the library's interior and contents were destroyed during a Goth  invasion in 262 CE, leaving only the ruins of the façade.

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