De sacris aedibus Deiparae ad Fontem

Name of text: De sacris aedibus Deiparae ad Fontem
Author of text: Anon
Date of text: 10th
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Virgin Pege/Virgin of the Source/Spring
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: The dome.
Description of mosaic in text: When the ladders were set up so that the men who were going to execute the holy images in mosaic might climb to a sufficient height - it was the holy feast of the Descent of the Ghost [Penticost] that was being represented by the application of various colours and lineaments - it happened that the scaffolding and ladders began to collapse in the direction of the ambo ...
Mosaic date in text: 9 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text: variegated
Bibliography: De sacris aedibus Deiparae ad Fontem, p. 882, quoted in Cyril Mango, The Art of the Byzantine Empire 312-1453 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1972, repr. 1986), pp. 201-2

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