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History of Ravenna

After the Etruscans came the Umbrans (4th and 5th centuries BC) to settle in the area of Ravenna. Towards 350 BC the Umbrans succumbed to the Celts who left an important imprint but who also had to give way to the emerging power of Rome.


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Living Stone – Announcing the gospel in Art

Free Guided Tours  S.Vitale, S. Apollinare Nuovo, Battistero Neoniano  Dates of Our Service: 10:30am – 1:30pm and 2:30pm – 4:30pm   December 6, 2015 January 10, 2015 March…

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The women in the mosaics of Ravenna

Father Guido Marchetti, editor of this new book, presents a new path through the monuments of Ravenna, showing one by one all the women represented…

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BASILICA S.VITALE – From April to November

From April 17th to November 6th 2016, on Sundays celebration of the Holy Mass. Tourist visits will be interrupted from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m.


Opening hours 2017

From 1st March 2017 will come into force the new visiting hours for diocesan monuments, which will remain valid until 31st October 2017. Neonian Baptistery, Basilica of…

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(Italiano) Il Risorto cammina con la sua Chiesa. I discepoli di Emmaus nella Basilica di Sant’Apollinare Nuovo.

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The Apostles in 5th and 6th century a.D. monuments in Ravenna

Apostles are constantly presentin 5th and 6th century A.D. monuments in Ravenna. They are portrayed either full-length or half-length inside precious clipei. Identified, at times,…

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