Historia delle Stationi di Roma

Name of text: Historia delle Stationi di Roma
Author of text: Pompey Ugonio
Date of text: 1588
Date of person in text: 16th century
Name of structure in text: S. Martino ai Monti
Type of structure in text: Church
Date of structure in text 6th, 8th, 9th
Century of structure 1: 6 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: Mosaic of the Tribune totally worn out.
Mosaic date in text: 9 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:

Ugonio, Pompey, Historia delle Stationi di Roma (Rome: 1588), fol. 253 verso, 255 recto, 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, 6.1/2 (1890), 1-9, see p. 3


Constructed by St. Symmachus c. 500 and restored by Hadrian I (772-95), adorned under Sergius II (844-47) and Leo IV (847-55), tribune with mosaics on gold ground. Church revamped in 1650.Dedicated to SS Silvestro e Martino.
Ugonio's comments tell us that the mosaic had survived at least in part until at least 1588.

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