De Neon, Liber pontificalis ecclesiae Ravennatis, ch. 28

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De Neon, Liber pontificalis ecclesiae Ravennatis, ch. 28

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: vault
Description of mosaic in text:

He decorated the baptistries of the Ursiana church most beautifully: he set up in mosaic and gold tesserae the images of the apostles and their names in the vault, he girded the side-walls with different types of stones.

Mosaic date in text: 5 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
Colour descriptions in text:
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. 125

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