Manuscript Fol. 162

Name of text: Manuscript Fol. 162
Author of text: Basilios Bessarion
Date of text: 15th C
Date of person in text: 1403-72
Name of structure in text: Komnenos Palace
Type of structure in text: palace
Date of structure in text 13th C
Century of structure 1: 13 AD
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Anatolia
Region in text:
City in text: Trebizond
Specific place of mosaic in text: ceiling
Description of mosaic in text: Tthe ceiling of gold and multi-colored, artificially inlaid flowers and blinking stars, such as the blue arch of heaven.
Mosaic date in text: 13 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
Colour descriptions in text:

Basilios Bessarion,, mss fol 162, quoted in Fallmerayer, J. A. C., Geschichte des Kaiserthums von Trapezunt (Munich: Verlag von Anton Weber, 1827), pp. 308-9

Comments: Slightly speculative entry, as the description does not specify 'mosaic'.

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