Patria of Constantinople

Name of text: Patria of Constantinople
Author of text:
Date of text: 989-90
Date of person in text: 886-912
Name of structure in text: All Saints Church
Type of structure in text: Church
Date of structure in text 886-912
Century of structure 1: 9 AD
Century of structure 2: 10 AD
Country in text: Turkey
Region in text:
City in text: Constantinople
Specific place of mosaic in text:
Description of mosaic in text:

Constantine the Great erected Saint Stephen near the Sigma.  [the actual founder was Aurelianos, consul in 400]. Emperor Leo (VI 886-912) rebuilt it on a small scale and stored all the materials – the golden mosaic cubes, the multi-coloured [marble] stones and the columns – at the Holy Apostles, and built a church, that of All Saints.

Mosaic date in text: 9 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text?
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
Colour descriptions in text:

The Patria, 3.209,trans. by Albrecht Berger (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2013), pp. 222-3

Comments: This implies re-use of the fourth century tesserae from S. Stephen.

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