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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.


(Italiano) Passeggiate nella storia: dalla mostra sull’Archivio e la Biblioteca Diocesana ai mosaici ravennati.

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copertina donne mosaici

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…


Closure of Basilica St. Vitale and Mausoleum of Galla Placidia​ 25/10/2015

On Sunday, October 25th the Basilica of San Vitale and the Mausoleum of Galla Placida will be closed at 2.45 p.m. (last admittance 2.30 p.m.)….

San Vitale

BASILICA S.VITALE – From April to November

From April 5th to November 8th 2015, on Sundays celebration of the Holy Mass. Tourist visits will be interrupted from 10.00 a.m. to 11.45 a.m.

Battistero Neoniano (3)

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,…


Exhibition “Treasures of the past, light on the future.”

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