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San apolinar el nuevo

San apolinar el nuevo

San Vitale. Ravenna Byzantine Europe. c. 526–547 C.E. KEY POINTS Building an "ecclesiastical basilica", though it is not of architectural basilica form. Only church from the period of the Emperor Justinian I to survive virtually intact to the present day. Church has an octagonal plan & combines Roman elements (the dome, shape of doorways, & stepped towers), Byzantine elements (polygonal apse, capitals, & narrow bricks). Most famous for wealth of Byzantine mosaics

The Basilica of San Vitale is a church in Ravenna, Italy, and one of the most important examples of early Christian Byzantine art and architecture in western Europe. Construction began in 527 and finished in 548

Moors and Wild Men in Battle. German tapestry showing Barbarian attacking a Castle defended by a Moorish king and his people in medieval Germany.

Wild Men and Moors Linen and Wool Slit Tapestry Germany (c. 100 x 490 cm In this Medieval German tapestry, the Wild Men of the forest attack the castle stronghold of Moors, whose king and queen.

La Basílica de San Apolinar Nuovo (San Apolinar el Nuevo) se encuentra en Rávena, en la región de la Romaña, Italia. Se levantó por voluntad de Teodorico en 505 para el culto arriano de su gente, aunque fue consagrada al culto católico en el siglo VI.

La Basílica de San Apolinar Nuovo (San Apolinar el Nuevo) se encuentra en Rávena, en la región de la Romaña, Italia. Se levantó por voluntad de Teodorico en 505 para el culto arriano de su gente, aunque fue consagrada al culto católico en el siglo VI.

UNESCO World Heritage Site - Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Italy. Photo: newmansm via Flickr

UNESCO World Heritage Site - Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Italy. Photo: newmansm via Flickr

Monastery churches at Hosios Loukas, Greece

PHOSIS - monastery of HOSIOS LOUKAS - Greece. Note the pieced panels over the windows and see the effect in the interior view.

Byzantine mosaics in San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna, Italy.  I seriously need to find a way to see these!(km)

Byzantine mosaics in San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna, Italy. Justinian and Theodora in the apse.

Ravenna's sixth-century Basilica di San Vitale holds the West's most spectacular Byzantine mosaics.

Ravenna's sixth-century Basilica di San Vitale - holds the West's most spectacular Early Byzantine mosaics.

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