Patria of Constantinople

Name of text: Patria of Constantinople
Author of text:
Date of text: 989-90
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Chalke (Brazen) Gate
Type of structure in text: gate
Date of structure in text 6th C
Century of structure 1: 6 AD
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Turkey
Region in text:
City in text: Constantinople
Specific place of mosaic in text:
Description of mosaic in text:

At the so-called Brazen Gate [Chalke Gate] … the mosaic image of Christ which can be seen today was made by Eirene the Athenian (780-802).

Mosaic date in text: 8 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:

The Patria, 3.20,trans. by Albrecht Berger (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2013), pp. 146-7


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