Santi Quattro Coronati interior, a hidden gem. This trip is shaping up to be focused on the spooky and the medieval ... and, as always, food and drink. Lots of food and drink. Fortunately, all the walking burns it off!
Hadrian's Library was created by Roman Emperor Hadrian in AD 132 on the north side of the Acropolis of AthensThe building followed a typical Roman Forum architectural style,with a propylon of Corinthian order,a high surrounding wall with protruding niches at its long sides, an inner courtyard surrounded by columns and a decorative oblong pool in the middleThe library was on the eastern side where rolls of papyrus "books" were kept with reading rooms,and the corners served as lecture halls.