Vita Leonis III, c. XXXIX, Liber Pontificalis

Name of text: Vita Leonis III, c. XXXIX, Liber Pontificalis
Author of text:
Date of text:
Date of person in text: ruled 717-741
Name of structure in text: Lateran Palace, Triclinium of Leo III
Type of structure in text: triclinium/dining hall
Date of structure in text 717-741
Century of structure 1: 8 AD
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Italy
Region in text: Lazio
City in text: Rome
Specific place of mosaic in text: apse and vault
Description of mosaic in text:

He [Leo III] decorated the main apse and its vault with mosaic [...]
He also made in the Lateran Palace a triclinium of marvellous size decorated with an apse of mosaic …

Mosaic date in text: 8 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:

Vita Leonis III, c. XXXIX, Liber Pontificalis,  10, 39, ed. L. Duchesne (Paris: E. Thorin, 1886), II, 3-4, 11, trans. by Raymond Davis, The Lives of the Eighth-Century Popes (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1992), pp. 183 and 198


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