He set fire to the famous Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, in what is now Turkey and then allowed himself to be caught.
Diana of Ephesus is always prepared to fling prudence to the winds for the red-nosed comedian who sits on his hat.
It made him look so common, so pushing, so like an Ephesus drygoods clerk.
Then, marching southward, he took the cities of Sardis and Ephesus without striking another blow.
Paul has heard, concerning these people in Ephesus, of their faith and love.
In 287 Lysimachus transferred a part of the population to his new city at Ephesus.
He was a man not unlike him who fired the temple of Ephesus.
He glanced up with a nervous start to see Julian of Ephesus, scowling, at hand.
Lucius could not leave Ephesus without the poorest Ionian youth knowing it.
We may well be reminded here of another familiar story of St. John at Ephesus.
Greek city in ancient Asia Minor, center of worship for Artemis, Greek Ephesos, traditionally derived from ephoros "overseer," in reference to its religious significance, but this might be folk etymology.