Sermon 34

Name of text: Sermon 34
Author of text: Leo VI
Date of text: 886-912
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Unknown, built by Stylianus Zaoutzas
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text
Century of structure 1:
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Asia Minor
Region in text:
City in text: Constantinople
Specific place of mosaic in text: Dome, walls, arches
Description of mosaic in text: Christ Pantocrator, cherubim, seraphim,prophets, annunciation, nativity, adoration of the Magi, presentation in the temple, baptism, transfiguration, raising of Lazarus, crucifixion, burial, anastasis, ascension
Mosaic date in text: 9 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
Colour descriptions in text:
Bibliography: Leo VI, Sermon 34, in Cyril Mango, The Art of the Byzantine Empire 312-1453 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1972, repr. 1986), pp. 203-5

Frolow, A., ‘Deux eglises Byzantines d’apres des sermons peu connus de Leon VI le sage’, Etudes Byzantines 3 (1945), 43-49.

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