Le Pèlerinage

Name of text: Le Pèlerinage
Author of text: Étienne de Novgorod
Date of text: c. 1350
Date of person in text: 14th century
Name of structure in text: S. John of Stoudios
Type of structure in text: Church/monastery
Date of structure in text
Century of structure 1:
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Turkey
Region in text:
City in text: Constantinople
Specific place of mosaic in text: dome
Description of mosaic in text:

It is very large and covered by a very high vault; the image there shines like the sun, richly decorated in gold; we were very surprised because it was adorned with pearls, and so a painter couldn’t paint there. 

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

Étienne de Novgorod, Le Pèlerinage, in B. de Khitrowo, Itinéraires russes in Orient (Geneva: 1889),113-125, see p. 121

https://archive.org/details/itinrairesr usse00khitgoog

Janin, R., La Géographie Ecclésiastique de L’Empire Byzantin: Le Siège de Constantinople et le Patriarcat Ecuménique, (Paris: Institut Français d’Études Byzantines, 1953), 3 vols,vol. 3 Les Églises et les Monastères, p. 453


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