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Monuments reported by ancient authors (3)

Ancient palaces

House of Attalus

TRALLIS (Ancient city) TURKEY
A house built for the kings of the dynasty of Attalus, which is now always granted to the man who holds the state priesthood.

Ancient temples

Temple of Aesculapius

Arcesius published a book on the Ionic temple of Aesculapius at Tralles, which it is said that he built with his own hands;.

Ancient theatres

Ekklesiasterion

Apaturius of Alabanda designed with skilful hand the scaena of the little theatre which is there called the ekklesiasterion representing columns in it and statues, Centaurs supporting the architraves, rotundas with round roofs on them, pediments with overhanging returns, and cornices ornamented with lions' heads, which are meant for nothing but the rainwater from the roofs,--and then on top of it all he made an episcaenium in which were painted rotundas, porticoes, half-pediments, and all the different kinds of decoration employed in a roof. The effect of high relief in this scaena was very attractive to all who beheld it, and they were ready to give their approval to the work, when Licymnius the mathematician came forward and said that

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