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Pictures of San Vitale Byzantine Roman Mosaics, Ravenna





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Pictures of the Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy. The Basilica of San Vitale was founded in 526 AD and was finished over 20 years later during the Exarchate of Ravenna when the city was under the control of The Byzantine Roman Empire. In 547 two mosaic panels were made on the Apse side wall of the Basilica of San Vitale. One depicts the Roman Emperor of the time, Justinian I, and the other his Empress Theodore. Both Justinian and Theodore are depicted with...
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