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#ThursdayCoffee: San Vitale’s chapel

#ThursdayCoffee: San Vitale’s chapel

Walking along the ambulatory of San Vitale’s church you can see, in the south-west area of the building, a small basin with three steps (often…

St. Andrew's Chapel (Archiepiscopal Museum), detail mosaics “Christ treading on the beasts”

#ThursdayCoffee: “Christ treading on the beasts”

  “You will tread upon the lion and cobra, The young lion and the serpent you will trample down.” recites Psalm 91, from which takes…

#ThursdayCoffee: Gustave Klimt and the gold of mosaics

#ThursdayCoffee: Gustave Klimt and the gold of mosaics

Many famous tourists have visited over time the monuments of Ravenna, some of them have drawn from them their inspiration: between these there is Gustav…

#ThursdayCoffee: Easter Calendar

#ThursdayCoffee: Easter Calendar

The Archiepiscopal Museum of Ravenna preserves inside a rather curious piece: a proconnesium marble slab of about 90 cm on each side datable to the sixth century,…

#ThursdayCoffee: The Peacock

#ThursdayCoffee: The Peacock

The Peacock: Hera’s sacred animal in ancient Greece, symbol of royalty in Persia; in early Christianity it takes on the meaning of resurrection and rebirth….

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

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

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(Italiano) Il Vangelo nei mosaici di Ravenna

(Italiano) Il Vangelo nei mosaici di Ravenna

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La Fede dei Magi a Ravenna

La Fede dei Magi a Ravenna

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Maria nei mosaici di Ravenna

Maria nei mosaici di Ravenna

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

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,…