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Library of Hadrian - Athens, Greece | by Ava Babili
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Library of Hadrian - Athens, Greece

The Library was built in AD 132-134 as a donation of the Roman Emperor Hadrian to the city of Athens at the site of the prosperous quarter of the late Hellenistic-Early Roman period.

 

It was a rectangular peristyle structure with an interior courtyard. It had only one entrance through a monumental propylon on its western side, with four Corinthian columns of Phrygian marble.

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Taken on August 3, 2017