Theophanes Continuatus

Name of text: Theophanes Continuatus
Author of text: Anonymous
Date of text: 10C
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: not stated (imperial palace)
Type of structure in text: palace
Date of structure in text not stated
Century of structure 1: 4 AD
Century of structure 2: 4 AD
Country in text: not stated (Turkey)
Region in text: not stated (Marmara)
City in text: not stated (Constantinople)
Specific place of mosaic in text: Vestibule of imperial chamber.
Description of mosaic in text: 'artful mosaic images, a spectacle of divers colours, materials and forms' (Mango, 1986, 208).
Mosaic date in text: 10 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text: variegated

Theophanes Continuatus, ed. I. Bekker (CSHB, Bonn, 1838), ch. 24.

ed. Mango, C., The Art of the Byzantine Empire 312-1453 (Toronto, 1986).


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