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Temenos at Ephesus is located between the Odeon and the Prythaneion. It was constructed by Emperor Agustus in the 1st century AD in honor of the Goddess Rome, Roman Cult and Julius Caesar.  It has also been called the Temples of Dea Roma. Temenos were the two temples of the Imperial Cult which, while always respected in Ephesus, never became a true religion. Tooppose an emperor was a crime punishable by death in the Roman Empire. Temenos would have helped establish a good relationship between the people and the emperors.

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