De Victor, Liber pontificalis ecclesiae Ravennatis, ch. 66

Name of text: De Victor, Liber pontificalis ecclesiae Ravennatis, ch. 66
Author of text:

Agnellus of Ravenna

Date of text: 831-846
Date of person in text: b. 794-804, d. 846
Name of structure in text: Bath next to Episcopal Palace complex
Type of structure in text: Bathhouse
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:

Side walls

Description of mosaic in text: And he restored the bath next to the ecclesiastical residence, clinging to the side walls of the epsicopal palace where he lived, which washes wonderfully up to today, and he attached most precious marbles to the side walls, and he composed various different figures in gold mosaics, and a tablet written with gold mosaic letters, on which we have laboriously taken care to read and thus find these hexametrical cataletical verses written on it:
Mosaic date in text: 6 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. 182

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