Liber Pontificalis, in vita Paschalis

Name of text: Liber Pontificalis, in vita Paschalis
Author of text:
Date of text:
Date of person in text: Pascal I, 817-824
Name of structure in text: S. Prassade, here called S. Praxedes
Type of structure in text: Church
Date of structure in text 5th, 822
Century of structure 1: 5 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, arch
Description of mosaic in text:

He fittingly decorated this church’s apse adorned with mosaic work in different colours. Likewise he embellished the triumphal arch with the same minerals, carrying it out in a marvellous fashion.

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 Paschalis, 8,ed. Duchesne, trans. by Raymond Davis, The Lives of the Ninth Century Popes (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1995), pp. 9-10


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