Liber Pontificalis, in vita Leonis III

Name of text: Liber Pontificalis, in vita Leonis III
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Date of text:
Date of person in text: Pope Leo III (795-816)
Name of structure in text: Vatican, Oratory of the Holy Cross
Type of structure in text: chapel
Date of structure in text 795-816
Century of structure 1: 4 AD
Century of structure 2: 12 AD
Country in text: Italy
Region in text: Lazio
City in text: Rome
Specific place of mosaic in text:
Description of mosaic in text:

He [Leo III] decorated this apse with mosaics, various pictures and marble, adorning it with wondrous brightness.

Mosaic date in text: 9 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
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Liber Pontificalis, in vita Leonis III, ed. Duchesne,trans. by Raymond Davis, The Lives of the Eighth-Century Popes (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1992), p. 207


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