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Bardo Museum - Roman Byzantine Early Christian Mosaics -





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The Bardo National Museum in Tunis houses an important collection of Roman Byzantine early Christian funerary mosaics. The importance of North Africa as an important centre of early Christianity is often overlooked, mostly due to the conflicts between the Pope in Rome and the Eastern Roman Byzantine Empire. Western history has ignored the Roman Byzantine Empire largely that's to Edward Gibbon whose enlightenment sensibilities were incensed by the immoral lives Roman Byzantine Emperors lived....
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