The Chronicle of John Malalas

Name of text: The Chronicle of John Malalas
Author of text: John Malalas
Date of text: completed by c. 565
Date of person in text: c. 490-570
Name of structure in text: Basilica of Anatolios
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text c. 425-450
Century of structure 1: 5 AD
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Syria
Region in text:
City in text: Antioch
Specific place of mosaic in text:
Description of mosaic in text:

When he had completed the building of the basilica, he inscribed on it in gold mosaic these words, ‘Erected by the emperor Theodosios’, as was correct.  Above there were the two emperors, Theodosius and his relative Valentinian, the emperor at Rome.

Mosaic date in text: 5 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
Colour descriptions in text:
Bibliography: Malalas, John, The Chronicle of John Malalas,14.13,trans. by Elizabeth Jeffreys, Michael Jeffreys, Roger Scott and others (Melbourne: Australian Association for Byzantine Studies, 1986), pp. 196-7

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