Vita Basilii

Name of text: Vita Basilii
Author of text: Anon
Date of text: 10th century
Date of person in text: ruled 866-886
Name of structure in text: Christ/Shrine of God our Saviour
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text
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Country in text: Asia Minor
Region in text:
City in text: Constantinople
Specific place of mosaic in text:
Description of mosaic in text: […] in many parts of the [chancel] beam the figure of our Lord, the God-Man, is rendered in enamel (chumeusis)
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Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
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Chronographiae quae Theophanis Continuati Nomine Fertur Liber quo Vita Basilii Imperatoris Amplectitur, trans by Ihor Šev?enko (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2011), 87.41, pp. 284-87

Mango, Cyril, The Art of the Byzantine Empire 312-1453 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1986), p. 196


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