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The Adriatic Sea at Marina di Ravenna

The Adriatic Sea at Marina di Ravenna

Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy - said to be one if the most beautiful places in Europe

The absolutely stunning Basillica San Vitale in Revenna, Italy. 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.

Peacock Mosaic at San Vitale Bascilica in Ravenna, Italy

Lovely, Very Original Peacock Mosaic~ Seen At San Vitale Bascilica ~ Ravenna, Italy ~ Peacocks In All Sizes And Sizes.

Chora Museum (Turkey). 'Tucked away in the shadow of Theodosius II’s monumental land walls, Kariye Museum (Chora Church) is adorned with mosaics and frescoes that were created in the 14th century and illustrate the lives of Christ and the Virgin Mary. These are among the world’s best examples of Byzantine art, rivalled only by mosaics adorning churches in Ravenna, Italy.

Byzantine design AD) at the Kariye Museum (Turkey). Adorned with mosaics and frescoes that were created in the century and illustrate the lives of Christ and the Virgin Mary. Rivalled only by mosaics adorning churches in Ravenna, Italy.

More mosaics from San Vitale Cathedral in Ravenna, Italy!!!

“ Basilica of San Vitale - Ravenna (Italy) The Church of San Vitale, the masterpiece of Byzantine art in Ravenna. Construction began in 526 by Bishop Ecclesius under the Ostrogothic queen Amalasuntha.

●••°‿✿⁀Travel‿✿⁀°••● ~~Medieval fortress of Brisighella, Italy

105 Stunning Photography of Unique Places to Visit Before You Die (part 5

Im in love, I have found a new place that I want to visit when we go to Italy. Medieval Rocca Manfrediana - The fortress of Brisighella, Emilia Romagna, Italy

Teresa, Contessa Guiccioli (1800 – 1873) was the mistress of Lord Byron whilst he was living in Ravenna, Italy, and writing the first five cantos of Don Juan. She wrote the biographical account Lord Byron's Life in Italy.   Alexandre Dumas included her as a minor character in his novel The Count of Monte Cristo using the disguised name "Countess G-". Lord Byron also used this shortened name in his journals.

Countess Guiccioli, shown here, wears her hair with curls streaming down the sides, but not in a hurluberlu coiffure.

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