De Aedificiis, On Buildings

Name of text: De Aedificiis, On Buildings
Author of text:

Procopius of Caesarea

Date of text: c. 560
Date of person in text: c. 500-565
Name of structure in text: Imperial Palace
Type of structure in text: palace
Date of structure in text
Century of structure 1: 6 AD
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Turkey
Region in text:
City in text: Constantinople
Specific place of mosaic in text: Ceiling, walls
Description of mosaic in text: Wars in Italy and Libya, General Belisarius, Emperor Justinian and Empress Theodora, King of the Vandals, King of the Goths, Roman senate
Mosaic date in text: 6 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:
Bibliography: Procopius, De Aedificiis, 1.10.10-20 in Procopius, Procopius, trans. by H. B. Dewing,7 vols (London: William Heinemann, 1914-1940), vol, 7, pp. 85-7

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