A Concise History of the World

Name of text: A Concise History of the World
Author of text: George Cedrenus
Date of text: c. 1050s
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Baths of Zeuxippos
Type of structure in text: baths
Date of structure in text 5th-6th century?
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Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Turkey
Region in text:
City in text: Constantinople
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Description of mosaic in text: Describing the fire at the Nike riots, author notes that 'works of art in marble, stone, mosaic and bronze .. were lost'.
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Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
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George Cedrenus, A Concise History of the World, quoted in A. L. Frothingham, ‘Notes of Christian Mosaics. III. The Lost Mosaics of the East’, The American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts, 4.2 (1888), 127-14, pp. 131-2


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