Cathedral of Edessa

Name of text: Cathedral of Edessa
Author of text: Syriac Text
Date of text: 6th century
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Hagia Sophia [cathedral of Edessa]
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text before 6th
Century of structure 1:
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Syria
Region in text:
City in text: Edessa
Specific place of mosaic in text: ceiling
Description of mosaic in text: gold mosaics and star motifs
Mosaic date in text: 6 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
Colour descriptions in text:
Bibliography: Mango, Cyril, The Art of the Byzantine Empire 312-1453 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1986), p. 58

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