little models and medallions of the temple and image of Diana of Ephesus (Acts 19:24). The manufacture of these was a very large and profitable business.
By them were the cities nourished, as the maker of silver shrines at Ephesus declared.
Mr. Symons, in this tract, insinuated that the rotation of the moon is one of the silver shrines of the craftsmen.
There were some relics, but the silver shrines containing them were not remarkable for richness or antiquity.
When Paul preached at Ephesus, there was a marked decline in the demand for images and silver shrines of Diana.