It is the second agora in Ephesus. It is the government Agora. Political subjects were discussed here and it was open to public. Women and the slaves could attend the meetings here.
Isis temple and an altar were built inside the Agora. It was built in a 6.000sqm are without a roof. But four sides were covered by marble column galleries. This structure was converted into a Forum in Roman period. It collapsed in the earthquake which destroyed Ephesus in the 7th Century AD. The temple of Isis was converted and dedicated to the Roman Emperor Augustus.