• Exterior of the Basilica at Volubilis.  Completed during the reign of Macrinus in the early 3rd century, it is one of the finest Roman basilicas in Africa and is probably modelled on the one at Leptis Magna in Libya, Volubilis Archaeological Site, near Meknes, Morocco
  • Exterior of the Basilica at Volubilis.  Completed during the reign of Macrinus in the early 3rd century, it is one of the finest Roman basilicas in Africa and is probably modelled on the one at Leptis Magna in Libya, Volubilis Archaeological Site, near Meknes, Morocco
  • Exterior of the Basilica at Volubilis.  Completed during the reign of Macrinus in the early 3rd century, it is one of the finest Roman basilicas in Africa and is probably modelled on the one at Leptis Magna in Libya, Volubilis Archaeological Site, near Meknes, Morocco
  • Exterior of the Basilica at Volubilis.  Completed during the reign of Macrinus in the early 3rd century, it is one of the finest Roman basilicas in Africa and is probably modelled on the one at Leptis Magna in Libya, Volubilis Archaeological Site, near Meknes, Morocco
  • Exterior of the Basilica at Volubilis.  Completed during the reign of Macrinus in the early 3rd century, it is one of the finest Roman basilicas in Africa and is probably modelled on the one at Leptis Magna in Libya, Volubilis Archaeological Site, near Meknes, Morocco
  • Exterior of the Basilica at Volubilis.  Completed during the reign of Macrinus in the early 3rd century, it is one of the finest Roman basilicas in Africa and is probably modelled on the one at Leptis Magna in Libya, Volubilis Archaeological Site, near Meknes, Morocco
  • Exterior of the Basilica at Volubilis.  Completed during the reign of Macrinus in the early 3rd century, it is one of the finest Roman basilicas in Africa and is probably modelled on the one at Leptis Magna in Libya, Volubilis Archaeological Site, near Meknes, Morocco
  • 4th century Roman rotunda Church of Agios Georgios or the Rotunda of St. George built in 311 as the mauselum of Galerius but never used. Converted by Emperor Constantine I into a church. a Palaeochristian and Byzantine Monuments UNESCO World Heritage site, Thessalonica, Greece.
  • 4th century Roman rotunda Church of Agios Georgios or the Rotunda of St. George built in 311 as the mauselum of Galerius but never used. Converted by Emperor Constantine I into a church. a Palaeochristian and Byzantine Monuments UNESCO World Heritage site, Thessalonica, Greece.
  • 4th century Roman rotunda Church of Agios Georgios or the Rotunda of St. George built in 311 as the mauselum of Galerius but never used. Converted by Emperor Constantine I into a church. a Palaeochristian and Byzantine Monuments UNESCO World Heritage site, Thessalonica, Greece.
  • 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 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
  • 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)
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian church floor from Qabr Hiram, Lebanon, 575 AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. This mosaic was designed to follow the layout of the church which had three naves. It depicts God through images of his creation: rural activities, fruit, animals with representations of the months, seasons and winds. The inscription indicates that the basilica was dedicated to St. Christopher and was built in 575 AD.. Inv 32230-2236, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian church floor from Qabr Hiram, Lebanon, 575 AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. This mosaic was designed to follow the layout of the church which had three naves. It depicts God through images of his creation: rural activities, fruit, animals with representations of the months, seasons and winds. The inscription indicates that the basilica was dedicated to St. Christopher and was built in 575 AD.. Inv 32230-2236, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian church floor from Qabr Hiram, Lebanon, 575 AD. Marble blocks and glass paste cubes. This mosaic was designed to follow the layout of the church which had three naves. It depicts God through images of his creation: rural activities, fruit, animals with representations of the months, seasons and winds. The inscription indicates that the basilica was dedicated to St. Christopher and was built in 575 AD.. Inv 32230-2236, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian Basilica from the Eastern Mediterranean, late 5th century AD. Marble blocks, limestone, sandstone and terracotta. The church has three naves and is represented in a 'flattened Perspective’ as can be seen by the facade and along sides forming a straight continuous line. The side wall is deliberately open to make the interior visible . Inv 3677, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • 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
  • 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
  • Romanesque Rose window 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Panoramic view of Assisi aith 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 14th Century Mosaic of the Virgin Mary & Child from the Zen Chapel  of the  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
  • 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 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 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 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 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".
  • 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 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 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 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 "Lust" .
  • 13th century Medieval Romanesque Sculptures from the facade of St Mark's Basilica, Venice, depicting "Lust" and Samson killing the lion cubs.
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 14th century medieval Gothic stained glass window showing scenes from the life of Saint Maurice (From Bottom Up) Saint Maurice refuses to sacrifice to false idols, Maurice is shown as the leader of the Roman Thebian Legion, The 2 emperors Diocletian and Maximian order the persecution of Christians, Maurice and his followers and executed.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Picture of the Roman Basilica Baths. Hierapolis archaeological site near Pamukkale in Turkey.
  • The columns of the 2nd cent. B.C Roman Basilica of Pompeii which was the Roman courts of justice and the core of economic life in Pompeii.
  • The columns of the 2nd cent. B.C Roman Basilica of Pompeii which was the Roman courts of justice and the core of economic life in Pompeii.
  • The columns of the 2nd cent. B.C Roman Basilica of Pompeii which was the Roman courts of justice and the core of economic life in Pompeii.
  • The columns of the 2nd cent. B.C Roman Basilica of Pompeii which was the Roman courts of justice and the core of economic life in Pompeii.
  • The columns of the 2nd cent. B.C Roman Basilica of Pompeii which was the Roman courts of justice and the core of economic life in Pompeii.
  • Pillars of The Basilica, 1st Century A.D. Ephesus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic depicting the fountain of life which was a early Christian ssymbol of Christian faith. This early Christian mosaic is from Basilica of Furnos Minus, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic depicting the fountain of life which was a early Christian ssymbol of Christian faith. This early Christian mosaic is from Basilica of Furnos Minus, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic depicting the fountain of life which was a early Christian ssymbol of Christian faith. This early Christian mosaic is from Basilica of Furnos Minus, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic depicting the fountain of life which was a early Christian ssymbol of Christian faith. This early Christian mosaic is from Basilica of Furnos Minus, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics , c. 561 AD, in the Basilica of Sant Apollinare Nuovo, depicting  the Three Magi, moving from the city of Classe towards the group of the Madonna and Child surrounded by four angels. Ravenna Italy, A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics , c. 561 AD, in the Basilica of Sant Apollinare Nuovo, depicting 22 Virgins led by the Three Magi, moving from the city of Classe towards the group of the Madonna and Child surrounded by four angels. Ravenna Italy, A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics of the ceiling of the Apse of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Christian funerary Mosaic depicting the fountain of life which was a early Christian ssymbol of Christian faith. This early Christian mosaic is from Basilica of Furnos Minus, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics , c. 561 AD, in the Basilica of Sant' Apollinare Nuovo, depicting  the Three Magi, moving from the city of Classe towards the group of the Madonna and Child surrounded by four angels. Ravenna Italy, A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics , c. 561 AD, in the Basilica of Sant Apollinare Nuovo, depicting 22 Virgins led by the Three Magi, moving from the city of Classe towards the group of the Madonna and Child surrounded by four angels. Ravenna Italy, A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Apse of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Pillars of The Basilica, 1st Century A.D. Ephesus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian Basilica from the Eastern Mediterranean, late 5th century AD. Marble blocks, limestone, sandstone and terracotta. The church has three naves and is represented in a 'flattened Perspective’ as can be seen by the facade and along sides forming a straight continuous line. The side wall is deliberately open to make the interior visible . Inv 3677, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian Basilica from the Eastern Mediterranean, late 5th century AD. Marble blocks, limestone, sandstone and terracotta. The church has three naves and is represented in a 'flattened Perspective’ as can be seen by the facade and along sides forming a straight continuous line. The side wall is deliberately open to make the interior visible . Inv 3677, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian Basilica from the Eastern Mediterranean, late 5th century AD. Marble blocks, limestone, sandstone and terracotta. The church has three naves and is represented in a 'flattened Perspective’ as can be seen by the facade and along sides forming a straight continuous line. The side wall is deliberately open to make the interior visible . Inv 3677, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Roman mosaic of an early Christian Basilica from the Eastern Mediterranean, late 5th century AD. Marble blocks, limestone, sandstone and terracotta. The church has three naves and is represented in a 'flattened Perspective’ as can be seen by the facade and along sides forming a straight continuous line. The side wall is deliberately open to make the interior visible . Inv 3677, Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Mosaic panel depicting The sacrifice of Isaac.  Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic panel depicting The sacrifice of Isaac.  Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic panel depicting The sacrifice of Isaac.  Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Abel making sacrifice. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Apse mosaic depicting a clean shaven Christ, Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Emperor Justinian I. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Emperor Justinian I. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Empress Theodora and attendants. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia. Panorama
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, historicated pillar capitals, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, historicated pillar capitals, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, Pillar frieze with bull, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia. Panorama
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the exterior of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • Picture and image of the Tuscan Romanesque Pisan style basilica of Santissima Trinita di Saccargia, historicated pillar capitals, consecrated 1116, Codrongianos, Sardinia.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic of a chariot & 4 horses from the basilica de Giunio Basso.  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy. Against a white background.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic of a chariot & 4 horses from the basilica de Giunio Basso.  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy. Against a grey background.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic of a chariot & 4 horses from the basilica de Giunio Basso.  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy. Against an art background.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic of a chariot & 4 horses from the basilica de Giunio Basso.  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic depicting nymphs from the basilica de Giunio Basso .  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic depicting nymphs from the basilica de Giunio Basso .  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic depicting nymphs from the basilica de Giunio Basso .  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic of a chariot & 4 horses from the basilica de Giunio Basso.  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy. Against a black background.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic depicting nymphs from the basilica de Giunio Basso .  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy. Against a white background.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic depicting nymphs from the basilica de Giunio Basso .  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy. Against a black background.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic depicting nymphs from the basilica de Giunio Basso .  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy. Against an art background.
  • 4th Century AD Roman Opus Sectile Mosaic of a chariot & 4 horses from the basilica de Giunio Basso.  Museo Nazionale Romano ( National Roman Museum), Rome, Italy.
  • Arial view of St Mark's Basilica, Venice Italy
  • Facade with Gothic architecture and Romanesque domes of St Mark's Basilica, Venice
  • 5th century Eastern Roman Byzantine   funerary mosaic from Tarbaka in the Roman province of Africa Proconsularis , present day Tunisia, with a crown at the top probably a Christogram  (Latin Monogramma Christi ) is a monogram used as an abbreviation for the name of Jesus Christ, with a figure below and a latin text for the deceased " Covuldeus in peace". Either side of the figure are a lit candle which symbolises eternal faith. The Bardo National Museum, Tunis Tunisia.  Against a white background.<br />
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Christian burial grounds The ingenuity and expertise of mosaic schools, particularly those operating in Proconsular Africa and By-zacena, led to the dissemination of a mosaic trend which was very well tailored to the needs of a Christian clientele, who was authorised by the Church to use the basilica area and its ancillaries for burial, particularly in the sacred spaces such as the baptistery and the choir.
  • 5th century Eastern Roman Byzantine  funerary mosaic from Tarbaka in the Roman province of Africa Proconsularis , present day Tunisia, with a crown at the top probably a Christogram  (Latin Monogramma Christi ) is a monogram used as an abbreviation for the name of Jesus Christ, with a figure below and a latin text for the deceased " Covuldeus in peace". Either side of the figure are a lit candle which symbolises eternal faith. The Bardo National Museum, Tunis Tunisia.<br />
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Christian burial grounds The ingenuity and expertise of mosaic schools, particularly those operating in Proconsular Africa and By-zacena, led to the dissemination of a mosaic trend which was very well tailored to the needs of a Christian clientele, who was authorised by the Church to use the basilica area and its ancillaries for burial, particularly in the sacred spaces such as the baptistery and the choir.
  • 5th century Eastern Roman Byzantine  funerary mosaic from Tarbaka in the Roman province of Africa Proconsularis , present day Tunisia, with a crown at the top probably a Christogram  (Latin Monogramma Christi ) is a monogram used as an abbreviation for the name of Jesus Christ, with a figure below and a latin text for the deceased " Covuldeus in peace". Either side of the figure are a lit candle which symbolises eternal faith. The Bardo National Museum, Tunis Tunisia.   Against a grey background.<br />
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Christian burial grounds The ingenuity and expertise of mosaic schools, particularly those operating in Proconsular Africa and By-zacena, led to the dissemination of a mosaic trend which was very well tailored to the needs of a Christian clientele, who was authorised by the Church to use the basilica area and its ancillaries for burial, particularly in the sacred spaces such as the baptistery and the choir.
  • 5th century Eastern Roman Byzantine  funerary mosaic from Tarbaka in the Roman province of Africa Proconsularis , present day Tunisia, with a crown at the top probably a Christogram  (Latin Monogramma Christi ) is a monogram used as an abbreviation for the name of Jesus Christ, with a figure below and a latin text for the deceased " Covuldeus in peace". Either side of the figure are a lit candle which symbolises eternal faith. The Bardo National Museum, Tunis Tunisia.<br />
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Christian burial grounds The ingenuity and expertise of mosaic schools, particularly those operating in Proconsular Africa and By-zacena, led to the dissemination of a mosaic trend which was very well tailored to the needs of a Christian clientele, who was authorised by the Church to use the basilica area and its ancillaries for burial, particularly in the sacred spaces such as the baptistery and the choir.
  • 5th century Eastern Roman Byzantine  funerary mosaic from Tarbaka in the Roman province of Africa Proconsularis , present day Tunisia, with a crown at the top probably a Christogram  (Latin Monogramma Christi ) is a monogram used as an abbreviation for the name of Jesus Christ, with a figure below and a latin text for the deceased " Covuldeus in peace". Either side of the figure are a lit candle which symbolises eternal faith. The Bardo National Museum, Tunis Tunisia. Against a grey art background.<br />
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Christian burial grounds The ingenuity and expertise of mosaic schools, particularly those operating in Proconsular Africa and By-zacena, led to the dissemination of a mosaic trend which was very well tailored to the needs of a Christian clientele, who was authorised by the Church to use the basilica area and its ancillaries for burial, particularly in the sacred spaces such as the baptistery and the choir.
  • Basilica Cisterns for water storage built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine (Eastern Roman)  Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul Turkey
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics of the ceiling of the Apse of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Apse of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Apse of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Apse of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Apse of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic panel depicting The sacrifice of Isaac.  Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Abel making sacrifice. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Abel making sacrifice. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Abel making sacrifice. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Abel making sacrifice. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Apse mosaic depicting a clean shaven Christ, Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic panel depicting The sacrifice of Isaac.  Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic panel depicting The sacrifice of Isaac.  Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Apse mosaic depicting a clean shaven Christ, Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Apse mosaic depicting a clean shaven Christ, Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Empress Theodora and attendants. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Apse mosaic depicting a clean shaven Christ, Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Emperor Justinian I. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Emperor Justinian I. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Empress Theodora and attendants. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Emperor Justinian I. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mosaic depicting Emperor Justinian I. Byzantine Roman mosaics of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Mosaic decoration paid for by Emperor Justinian I in 547. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • 10th century Romanesque San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in the old Roman Forum of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • 10th century Romanesque San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in the old Roman Forum of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • 10th century San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, facade 13h century Romanesque , Tunscany, Italy
  • Panorama of the Arcades of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Upper arcades and statue of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Close up of the Arcades and corner of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Upper arcades of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • 13th century Romanesque facade and campinale of the San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Close up of the Arcades columns & statues of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Close up of the Arcades of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • 13th century facade and campinale of the San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Detail of the Romanesque sculptures and Rose Window of the main entrance of San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Detail of the Romanesque sculptures of the main entrance of San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Detail of the Romanesque sculptures of the main entrance of San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Close up of the Arcades columns & statues of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Detail of the Rose window  of San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Detail of the Romanesque sculptures of the main entrance of San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Detail of the Romanesque main entrance of San Michele in Foro is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Close up of the Arcades columns & statues of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Close up of the Arcades and and columns of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Close up of the Arcades columns & statues of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Upper arcades and statue of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Close up of the Arcades and and columns of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy

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