• The Tetrach Statues showing the Emperor Diocletian and his co Emperor  Maximian embrassing  in friendship ( foreground) sculpted in Egyptian porphyry stone. The staues were looted from Constantinople after the Fourth Crusade (1202-1204) and probably decorated the columns of the porch of the Philadelphion. Now on a corner of  St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Facade with details of the Romanesque pillars & mosaics  of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with details of the Romanesque pillars & mosaics  of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Arial view of St Mark's Basilica, Venice Italy
  • Arial view of St Mark's Basilica & Doges Palace, Venice Italy
  • The Tetrach Statues showing the Emperor Diocletian and his co Emperor  Maximian embrassing  in friendship ( foreground) sculpted in Egyptian porphyry stone. The staues were looted from Constantinople after the Fourth Crusade (1202-1204) and probably decorated the columns of the porch of the Philadelphion. Now on a corner of  St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Arial view of St Mark's Basilica & Doges Palace, Venice Italy
  • Medieval Oriental Byzantine Bas Reliefs on th Facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice. Looted from Constantinople after the Fourth Crusade (1202-1204)
  • Medieval Oriental Byzantine Bas Reliefs of two peackocks on th Facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice. Looted from Constantinople after the Fourth Crusade (1202-1204)
  • Medieval Oriental Byzantine Bas Reliefs of two winged Griffins on th Facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice. Looted from Constantinople after the Fourth Crusade (1202-1204)
  • Detail of the broze door of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • The Tetrach Statues showing the Emperor Diocletian and his co Emperor  Maximian embrassing  in friendship ( foreground) sculpted in Egyptian porphyry stone. The staues were looted from Constantinople after the Fourth Crusade (1202-1204) and probably decorated the columns of the porch of the Philadelphion. Now on a corner of  St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Facade with details of the Romanesque pillars & mosaics  of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with details of the Romanesque pillars & mosaics  of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with details of the Romanesque pillars & mosaics  of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with details of the Romanesque pillars & mosaics  of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Arial view of St Mark's Basilica & Doges Palace, Venice Italy
  • Detail of sixth Century Pillars From Acre with oriental bas releif geometric designs. St Mark's Basilica, Venice. Looted from Constantinople after the Fourth Crusade (1202-1204)
  • Facade with details of the Romanesque pillars & mosaics  of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with details of the Romanesque pillars & mosaics  of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Arial view of St Mark's Basilica, Venice Italy
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • 14th Century Mosaic of Jesus Christ Emmanuel, meaning "God is with us" a symbolic name which appears in chapters 7 and 8 of the Book of Isaiah,   from the Zen Chapel  of the  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • 14th Century Mosaic of the Virgin Mary & Child from the Zen Chapel  of the  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • Angel Mosaics from Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • 14th Century Mosaic of Jesus Christ Emmanuel, meaning "God is with us" a symbolic name which appears in chapters 7 and 8 of the Book of Isaiah,   from the Zen Chapel  of the  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • Mosaic of soldiers killing children from the 14th century " Slaughter of the Innocents" from the east wall of the ante baptistery. Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • 14th century mosaics of the profets David & Solomon from the South Wall of the Ante Baptsitery.  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • Mosaic of soldiers killing children from the 14th century " Slaughter of the Innocents" from the east wall of the ante baptistery. Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • Mosaic of soldiers killing children from the 14th century " Slaughter of the Innocents" from the east wall of the ante baptistery. Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • Mosaic of St Bartholomew from " St. Bartholomew Baptises in India".  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • 14th Century Mosaic of the profet Isaia from the Zen Chapel  of the  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • Mosaic of St Bartholomew from " St. Bartholomew Baptises in India".  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • 14th century mosaic fragments  of the Magi (Kings) meeting King Herod from the West wall of the ante baptistry.  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • 14th Century Mosaic of the Profit Abraham from the vault of the ante baptistery ( south section ), Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • 14th Century Mosaic of the Profit Elisha from the vault of the ante baptistery ( south section ), Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • Byzantine Mosaics of the Virgin Mary and Child above the altar of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Medieval Oriental style Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Medieval Oriental style Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Medieval Oriental style Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Medieval Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Medieval Oriental style Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • Medieval Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the introdos of the second arch of the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting November from the Months of the Zodiac .
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the introdos of the second arch of the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting December from the Months of the Zodiac .
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the above the central door of the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting fortitude from the theme Virtues and Beatitudes .
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the introdos of the second arch of the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting January from the Months of the Zodiac .
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the introdos of the second arch of the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting October from the Months of the Zodiac .
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the above the central door of the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting Constancy from the theme Virtues and Beatitudes .
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the above the central door of the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting sculptures on the theme Virtues and Beatitudes .
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting a youth sitting on a bovine.
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting a women sitting on a lion below Cain & Abel.
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting "Lust" .
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting "Lust" and Samson killing the lion cubs.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of the Virgin Mary and Child above the altar of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of the Virgin Mary and Child above the altar of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of the Virgin Mary and Child above the altar of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the introdos of the second arch of the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting December from the Months of the Zodiac .
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the introdos of the second arch of the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting December from the Months of the Zodiac .
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting "Lust" and Samson killing the lion cubs.
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting a women sitting on a lion below Cain & Abel.
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting "Lust" and Samson killing the lion cubs.
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting "Lust".
  • Detail of sixth Century Pillars From Acre with oriental bas releif geometric designs. St Mark's Basilica, Venice. Looted from Constantinople after the Fourth Crusade (1202-1204)
  • Byzantine Mosaics of Christ Pantocrator above the side chapel  of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of Christ Pantocrator above the side chapel  of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • The Four original  bronze horse statues of St Marks Cathedral in the St Marks Museum, Venice, Italy
  • Moasic on the apse bowl-vault the great Christ Pantocrator, lord of the universe, is a 1506 reworking of the original Byzantine type image by a renaissance master mosaicist.
  • Moasic on the apse bowl-vault of Jesus Christ Pantocrator, lord of the universe, is a 1506 reworking of the original Byzantine type image by a renaissance master mosaicist.
  • Moasic on the apse bowl-vault of Jesus Christ Pantocrator, lord of the universe, is a 1506 reworking of the original Byzantine type image by a renaissance master mosaicist.
  • Panoramic view of Assisi aith the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Panoramic view of Assisi aith the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Panoramic view of Assisi aith the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Panoramic view of Assisi aith the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Panoramic view of Assisi aith the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Mosaics of the Virgin Mary from Torcello Byzantine mosaics of the Cathedral Santa Maria Assunta, Venice, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Cloisters of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Cloisters of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Medieval scuptures of the face of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Medieval scuptures of the face of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Fresco on the Upper part of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • UNESCO World Heritafge plaque Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Gothic doorway of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Romanesque Rose window of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Gothic doorway of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Romanesque Rose window of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Romanesque Rose window of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Romanesque Rose window of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Romanesque Rose window of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Panoramic arial Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Arial view of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Panoramic view of Assisi aith the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Panoramic view of Assisi aith the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • The upper facade of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Medieval scuptures of the face of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Medieval scuptures of the face of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Medieval scuptures of the face of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Gothic doorway of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Gothic doorway of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Gothic doorway & Romanesque Rose window of the Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Papal Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ( Basilica Papale di San Francesco ) Assisi, Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • Basilica Di San Antonio -Padua, Veneto - Italy
  • The interior of the Bapistry of Florence  Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) with the medieval ceiling mosaics. Florence Italy
  • The interior of the Bapistry of Florence  Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) with the medieval ceiling mosaics. Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance south door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Andrea Pisano in 1329 showing scenes from the life of John The Baptist , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance south door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Andrea Pisano in 1329 showing scenes from the life of John The Baptist , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance " Gates of Paradise" door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Ghiberti in 1425 , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance " Gates of Paradise" door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Ghiberti in 1425 , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance south door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Andrea Pisano in 1329 showing scenes from the life of John The Baptist , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing Joseph,  Mary and the baby Jesus on a donkey travelling to Egypt,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing the Apostles seated,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing Jesus Christ with arms stretched revealing the stigmata,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing Joseph,  Mary and the baby Jesus on a donkey travelling to Egypt,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing Jesus Christ on the cross,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing probably showing the arch angel Gabriel Gabriel revealing the coming of the Messaiah to Jon the Baptist ,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The interior of the Bapistry of Florence  Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) with the medieval ceiling mosaics. Florence Italy
  • The interior of the Bapistry of Florence  Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) with the altar and  medieval ceiling mosaics of Christ and the last judgement . Florence Italy
  • The interior of the Bapistry of Florence  Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) with the altar and  medieval ceiling mosaics of Christ and the last judgement . Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance " Gates of Paradise" door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Ghiberti in 1425 , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance " Gates of Paradise" door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Ghiberti in 1425 , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • The interior of the Bapistry of Florence  Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) with the medieval ceiling mosaics. Florence Italy
  • The interior of the Bapistry of Florence  Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) with the altar and  medieval ceiling mosaics of Christ and the last judgement . Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance " Gates of Paradise" door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Ghiberti in 1425 , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance south door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Andrea Pisano in 1329 showing scenes from the life of John The Baptist , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance " Gates of Paradise" door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Ghiberti in 1425 , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance " Gates of Paradise" door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Ghiberti in 1425 , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • Scenes from the early Renaissance south door of the Baptistry of Florence ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) made by Andrea Pisano in 1329 showing scenes from the life of John The Baptist , made in bronze and guilded in gold. The Bapistry of the Duomo, Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing the Devil in scenes from the Last Judgement Day started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing Angels,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing Christ and the Last Judgement Day started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The interior of the Bapistry of Florence  Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) with the medieval ceiling mosaics. Florence Italy
  • The interior of the Bapistry of Florence  Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) with the medieval ceiling mosaics. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing the three wise men on their way to visit the baby Jesus,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing Adam & Eve being tempted by Satin in the form of a snake and being expelled from the Garden of Eden by the Archangel Gabriel ( top panel from left to right),  Started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing Jesus Christ ,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ), showing Christ between angels. This panel is strongly influenced by Byxantine style probably through the Venetian craftsmen who made them. The angels are made to a typical Byzantine style and Christ is making the Orthododox blessing of the Eastern church with his hand.  Started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing the profits,  Mary and the baby Jesus on a donkey travelling to Egypt,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing an Angel telling Joseph in his dreams to take Mary and the baby Jesus to Egypt,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing the Adan & Eve being expelled from the Garden of Eden by the Archangel Gabriel (left) and starting to work on barren rocky land ,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing the Three Wise Men giving gifts to the Baby Jesus ,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing an Anel telling the sleeping three wise men to travel and find the baby Jesus ,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing a scene from the life of Mary,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing Mary having given birth to Jesus who is lying in a manger which shows the influence of the Franciscan Friar who oversaw the mosic work,  Jacopo da Torrita, who was following the tradition of Christ being born in a stable invented by St. Francis,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing Christ and the Apostles,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) showing the Apostles seated above scenes from the Last Judgement,  started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • The Medieval mosaics of the ceiling of The Baptistry of Florence Duomo ( Battistero di San Giovanni ) started in 1225 by Venetian craftsmen in a Byzantine style and completed in the 14th century. Florence Italy
  • Lions with Atlas on their back holding up a column that supports the canopy above the main portal of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Main portal lunette sculpture of St George, patron Saint of Farrara,  killing the Dragon, the work of the sculptor Nicholaus,  the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Scenes from the life of Christ, the work of the sculptor Nicholaus, on the main portal  of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Sculpture from The Last Judgement of sinners being boiled in a cauldren or fed to a monster in hell on the facade of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Main portal & facade of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Medieval shops along the wall of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Medieval shops along the wall of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Late Gothic sculptures and architectural additions to the facade of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Facade of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Facade of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Lions with Atlas on their back holding up a column that supports the canopy above the main portal of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Late Gothic sculptures and architectural additions to the facade of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Facade of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Medieval shops along the wall of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy
  • Facade of the 12th century Romanesque Ferrara Duomo, Italy

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