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Ravenna

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Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo (late 400s)

 

LINKS TO OTHER PARADOXPLACE RAVENNA PAGES

 

Stunning Photos of Ravenna's Imperial mosaics 

 

Virgins and Kings (Magi) Balthazar (below left), Melchior and Caspar (below right) offer gifts to the Virgin Mary

 

Link to the Medici Chapel of the Magi in Florence, an explanation of who the Magi were and symbolized, and links to other Magi appearances in Paradoxplace

 

Link to early Christian mosaic Magi in Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome (c430)

 

LINK TO MORE RECENT PHOTOS OF SANT'APOLLINARE MOSAICS

 

The Magi in Art and Sculpture

 

On the other side of the Nave a procession of 26 martyrs leaves the Palace of Theoderic and moves towards Christ the King

The palace itself has had the occupants "curtained out", though their hands can still be seen reaching around some of the pillars!

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