The library of Celsus is an ancient Roman building in Ephesus, Anatolia, now part of Selçuk, Turkey. It was built in honour of the Roman Senator Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus by Celsus' son, Gaius Julius Aquila.
Library of Celsus, Ephesus (Izmir Province, Turkey), AD 117 - tomb for Gaius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, governor of the province of Asia. Celsus had capacity of more than scrolls: third richest ancient library after Alexandria & Pergamum.
Library of Celsus, an ancient Roman building in Ephesus, Anatolia (now part of Selcuk, Turkey), completed in 135 AD. The library was built to store scrolls and to serve as a monumental tomb for a Roman senator. by Canankk