Here's a delightful gift -- three pages of photographs of the interior of Sant' Appolinare in Classe in Ravenna, Italy.
In addition to the paintings on the first page, there are the world-renowned mosaics on the second, and two marble sarcophagi on the third.
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Roman mosaics in Tunisia, of all places. Who knew?!
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Here are three fine mosaics, made in 1291, by Pietro Cavallini, for the Santa Maria Church in Trastevere, Rome --
Nativity of the Virgin
Birth of Jesus
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Ancient mosaics - images.
Still more -- Istanbul Mosaic Museum on the Web.
And then there are the mosaics of Aquileia, Italy. I need to find out more about these.
And most intriguingly of all -- Roman mosaics in Tunisia. Very worthwhile.
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