Liber Pontificalis, in vita Gregorii IV

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Liber Pontificalis, in vita Gregorii IV

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Date of person in text: Pope Gregory IV 827-44
Name of structure in text: Old St. Peter's, Oratory of S. Gregory
Type of structure in text: chapel
Date of structure in text Chapel and decoration attributed to Gregory IV 827-44
Century of structure 1: 4 AD
Century of structure 2: 9 AD
Country in text: Italy
Region in text: Lazio
City in text: Rome
Specific place of mosaic in text: Apse
Description of mosaic in text: Painted with gilded mosaic
Mosaic date in text: 9 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
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Liber Pontificalis, in vita Gregorii IV,, 6, ed. Duchesne, quoted in Eugene Muntz, ‘The Lost Mosaics of Rome IV to IX Century’, The American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts, 2.3 (1886), 295-313, see pp. 302-3, trans. by Raymond Davis, The Lives of the Ninth-Century Popes (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1995), p. 51


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