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, 827-44
Name of structure in text: S. Marco, Rome
Type of structure in text: Church
Date of structure in text 4th, 9th
Century of structure 1: 4 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:

… and to the delight of all he depicted this basilica’s apse with gold colours on the overlaid mosaic.

Mosaic date in text: 10 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
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Liber Pontificalis, in vita Gregorii IV, ed. Duchesne, trans. by Raymond Davis, The Lives of the Ninth Century Popes (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1995, pp. 52-53


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