Medusa in Ephesus

Medusa in Ephesus

Most of Guide had pointed out medusa in Hadrian temple in Ephesus Ancient City which presents too many materials to History of Humanity. But ıt was not Medusa . because Medusa without body  was done by artists in reliefs. but here you can see relief with body decoration. 


 who was this man in relief?


 Homosexuality of Ephesus 


 Roma Emperor Hadrian had done too many travelling in his land. thanks to this , he had arrived Bolu , ancient name Claudiopolis, he had met new a friend called Antinous. Antinous became The hadrian 's lover and they started to travel together. After Antinous passed away, Hadrianus became so upset  and  for his lover  he got permision called Neokoros from Priest of Temple in order to make Antinous become Divine. So this relief in Hadrian temple in Ephesus is for Antinous 
 
 General detail of Ephesus
 location : Selcuk /Izmir
 operated by Minister of Cultural and Tourism of Turkish Republic
 admission fee : 40 Turkish Liras  ( Card payment is available)
 admission fee for Terrace houses :20 Turkish Liras
 no WC and store for requirements like bottle of water, batteries or hats in Ephesus Ancient city. make a small brake for requirements before entering Ephesus ancient city.

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