De Urso, Liber pontificalis ecclesiae Ravennatis, ch. 23

Name of text: De Urso, Liber pontificalis ecclesiae Ravennatis, ch. 23
Author of text: Agnellus of Ravenna
Date of text: 831-846
Date of person in text: b. 794-804, d. after 846
Name of structure in text: Ursiana Church
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text
Century of structure 1:
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Italy
Region in text:
City in text: Ravenna
Specific place of mosaic in text: walls on north and south side,  vault
Description of mosaic in text:

He lined the walls with most precious stones; he arranged diverse figures in multicoloured mosaics over the vault of the whole temple.  […]  Eusarius and Paul decorated one wall surface, on the north side next to the altar of S. Anastasia, which Agatho made. That is the wall where columns are placed in a row up to the wall of the main door. Satius and Steven decorated the other wall on the south side  up to the above mentioned door […].

Mosaic date in text: 5 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text: variegated
Bibliography: For translation see Agnellus of Ravenna, The Book of Pontiffs of the Church of Ravenna, trans. by Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis (Washington DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2004), p. 118

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