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This image is one of the rooms in the north stoa that was dedicated to the worship of Roma and the Emperor Augustus.  Inside of it two tablets were found that contain "The Emperor's Gospel."  His birthday was considered to be the beginning of the "good news" (euangelion = gospel ).

The above information and translation are from Dr. Mark Wilson's book Biblical Turkey — A Guide to the Jewish and Christian Sites of Asia Minor, p. 264.