De Ecclesius, Liber pontificalis ecclesiae Ravennatis, ch. 57

Name of text: De Ecclesius, Liber pontificalis ecclesiae Ravennatis, ch. 57
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: S. Mary
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text 522-532
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: Apse
Description of mosaic in text: And this bishop on his own legal property built the church of the holy and always inviolate Virgin Mary, which you see, of wonderful size, the vault of the apse and the façade decorated with gold, and in this vault of the apse the image of the holy Mother of God […].
Mosaic date in text:
Tesserae silver mentioned in text?
Tesserae gold mentioned in text?
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. 171
Comments: Description does not specify mosaic but it seems likely.

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