Ravenna: City of Mosaics

March 1984
Archaeology;Mar/Apr84, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p16
Describes the Medieval city of Ravenna, Italy, which is surrounded by a marshland fed by the river Po's tributaries and linked to the mainland by a raised causeway. Church of Saint Vitale with high dome, marble columns, and lifesize religious art; Expression of Byzantine architecture; Mosaics of Emperor Justinian and his wife Theodora; Church of Saint Appolonase Nuovo.


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