• 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
  • 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 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 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 ) 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
  • 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 ) 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
  • 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 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 ) 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 ) 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 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 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 ) 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 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 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
  • 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 ) 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
  • 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 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 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 ) 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 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 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 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 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 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 medieval ceiling mosaics. Florence Italy
  • The  monumental Tomb of Antipope John XXIII by Donatello and Michelozzo Michelozzi (1420s). The Bapistry of the Duomo, 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 ) 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 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 ) 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 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
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy
  • View of the Facade of the the Gothic-Renaissance Duomo of Florence,  Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower; Firenza ( Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ), and its campinale & Baptistry  from Piazza del Duomo.  Built between 1293 & 1436. Italy

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