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Byzantine Eastern Roman Style Mosaics -Pictures & Images





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The Roman loved mosaics and used them extensively on the floors of their villas and public buildings. It is no surprise then that the Eastern Byzantine Roman decorated the inside of their churches with mosaics. The earlier pagan Romans depicted stories from Greek mythology in mosaics panel and the Christian Eastern Roman Byzantines depicted scenes from the life of Christ in mosaics on its church walls.

Eastern Roman Byzantine church design evolved from Roman Basilicas which were...
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