Liber Pontificalis, in vita Gregorii IV

Name of text: Liber Pontificalis, in vita Gregorii IV
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Date of text:
Date of person in text: Gregory IV 827-844
Name of structure in text: Lateran, Triclinium of Gregory IV
Type of structure in text: Triclinium
Date of structure in text 827-844
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: Apse
Description of mosaic in text:

In the Lateran patriarchate he built a triclinium decorated with wondrous size with an apse of mosaic; and two other apses on the right and left in the sanctuaries, painted with various representations.

Mosaic date in text: 9 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:

Liber Pontificalis, in vita Gregorii IV, 15, 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 p. 308, trans. by Raymond Davis, The Lives of the Ninth-Century Popes (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1995), p. 57


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