North rotunda of the Red Basilica or Kizil Avlu, currently used as a mosque, in Bergama, site of the ancient city of Pergamon, Izmir, Turkey. The Red Basilica or Kizil Avlu is part of a Roman temple complex from the time of Emperor Hadrian, 2nd century AD, used to worship the Egyptian gods and subsequently converted to a Christian church by the Byzantines. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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North rotunda of the Red Basilica or Kizil Avlu, currently used as a mosque, in Bergama, site of the ancient city of Pergamon, Izmir, Turkey. The Red Basilica or Kizil Avlu is part of a Roman temple complex from the time of Emperor Hadrian, 2nd century AD, used to worship the Egyptian gods and subsequently converted to a Christian church by the Byzantines. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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