De Agnello, Liber pontificalis ecclesiae Ravennatis, ch. 91

Name of text: De Agnello, Liber pontificalis ecclesiae Ravennatis, ch. 91
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: Monasteria of S. Matthew and S. James, attached to Baptistry of Petriana Church
Type of structure in text: chapels
Date of structure in text
Century of structure 1:
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Italy
Region in text:
City in text: Classe
Specific place of mosaic in text: Both decorated with mosaic.
Description of mosaic in text:

Indeed, he ordered that the monasteria of S. Matthew the apostle and S. James, which are joined to the sides of the baptistery of the PetrianaChurch in the city of Classe, be decorated with mosaic.  And you will find in the vault of the apse of the apostle S Matthew the following:

By our holy lord father Agnellus. This apse has been decorated in mosaic from the gifts of God and of his servants, who have given them for the honour and adornment of the holy apostles, and the remaining part was decorated from the sum of the servants who had been lost and were found with the aid of God. 

Mosaic date in text: 6 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
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. 203

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