The Places of Jerusalem

Name of text: The Places of Jerusalem
Author of text: Greek Anonymous II/Anonymus Allatii
Date of text: c. 1250-c. 1350
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text 4th/7th/11th/12th century
Century of structure 1: 4 AD
Century of structure 2: 12 AD
Country in text: Israel
Region in text:
City in text: Jerusalem
Specific place of mosaic in text: Walls and stone aedicule in church, dome of the chapel.
Description of mosaic in text: Walls under the dome show saints, prophets, Constantine the Great and Helena.  Various pictures in golden mosaic on sides of small baldachin.  Christ crucified depicted in the choir of the church. Stone aedicule decorated in mosaic.
Images of prophets including Abraham sacrificing his son depicted in the dome of the chapel of Golgotha.
Mosaic date in text:
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
Colour descriptions in text:

Pringle, Denys, Pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Holy Land, 1187-1291(Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012), pp. 381-383


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