Hadrian's Library, Athens, Greece

131-132 CE ca.
The Library of Hadrian is located on the north side of the Acropolis, immediately north of the Roman Agora. The complex was built by the Roman emperor Hadrian in 131-132 CE. The rectangular building of the Library comprises a Corinthian propylon on the west side, an open peristyle courtyard, three projecting conchs on each of the long sides, a library, study and lecture halls. The Archivision Collection of Ancient Sites was funded by the Jack Martin Balcer Library Endowment. Keywords: Greece, Periféreia Protevoúsis, Greater Athens, Mediterranean.
Corinthian order
stone and/or rock