Siria Sacra

Name of text: Siria Sacra
Author of text: Biagio Terzi
Date of text: 1695
Date of person in text: Seventeenth century
Name of structure in text: S. John the Baptist, Samaria
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text Build by Crusaders in 1165
Century of structure 1: 12 AD
Century of structure 2: Unknown
Country in text: Palestine
Region in text: Samaria
City in text: Sebastia, 12k from Nablus
Specific place of mosaic in text: Small cupola over altar
Description of mosaic in text: Mosaic on gold ground
Mosaic date in text:
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
Colour descriptions in text:

Biagio Terzi, Siria Sacra (Rome: Bernabo, 1695), quoted in A. L. Frothingham, ‘Notes on 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), 127-148, see p. 145

URLs: Ebook of Siria Sacra can be found on: BF2sdLwlxIC

NB This entry has not been properly verified with the prime source quoted.

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