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Pictures of San Apollinare in Classe Byzantine Roman Mosaics, Ravenna





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The Basilica of San Apollinaire in Classe in Ravenna Italy, was consecrated in 549 AD by Bishop Maximian. The church was dedicated to Saint Apollinaris of Ravenna who was martyred during the purges of either Emperor Vespasian or Nero.

The beautiful Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of Sant' Apollinaire in Classe are incredibly simple with depictions of Saint Apollinaris and sheep against a green background. The Apse mosaics has a simple cross at its centre below which...
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