Legend has it that it was founded by the Amazons. Relocated, destroyed and rebuilt many times. Coveted by the Persians, Alexander the Great, looting Goths, Byzantines rebuilt, and shine it lost during the Ottoman Empire. Its streets had an affair Mark Antony and Cleopatra, Alexander the Great paused required between its march, it was born and live Heraclitus, the founder of modern philosophical thought. It was founded Gospel of John and Revelation (the fourth and final book of the New Testament), and its author was the Apostle John and the Virgin Mary were walking through the city, as the apostle Paul, who also had big problems because of their sermons. It was the second city of the Roman Empire, just behind Rome. He has over 200,000 inhabitants and was a major trading center. It was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Temple of Artemis, dedicated to the Greek goddess Artemis, goddess of hunting, wildlife and fertility. This magnificent city is an ancient Efes (Ephesus) in Turkey, today one of the largest open-air museum.