Cross, Toni M.; Caner, Emine; French, Pamela
July 1988
Archaeology;Jul/Aug88, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p74
Focuses on the Temple of Rome and Augustus in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey. Design of the cella or inner hall of the temple; Inner wall inscriptions; Byzantines' conversion of the temple into a church; Use of the temple as a Muslim theological school in the fifteenth century.


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