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dc.description<p>Basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe, wall mosaic decoration of the apse. It is divided into two parts: in the upper one there is a large clipeus framing a starry sky with a jeweled cross and the face of Christ, above it appears the Hand of God and on the sides are depicted Moses and Elijah .<br>The three lambs depicted under the two prophets symbolize the saints Peter, James and John, alluding to the Transfiguration of Jesus on Mount Tabor.<br>In the lower one there is a green valley with rocks, plants, birds and the figure of St. Apollinaris in the center. He's depicted in the act of praying God to give grace to his faithful, symbolized by twelve white lambs.<br>The symbols of the four evangelists and the figure of Christ in the center are depicted in the upper register of the triumphal arch. Below them are represented twelve lambs coming out of the cities of Jerusalem and Bethlehem.</p>
dc.format.mediumpâte de verre (glass)
dc.format.mediumgold (metal)
dc.format.mediumstone (worked rock)
dc.rights.holderPolo Museale Emilia Romagna
dc.titleRavenna, Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Mosaici absidali e arco trionfale
dc.type.materialandtechniquemosaic (process)
dc.type.physicalwall coverings
dc.relation.fondBiblioteca Classense Corrado Ricci Archive
dc.coverage.temporalperiodEarly Byzantine/Late Antique Period
dc.contributor.providerAMSHistorica - University of Bologna
dc.contributor.intermediateproviderBYZART Project
dc.contributor.dataproviderMuseum of Ravenna
dc.relation.placeSant'Apollinare in Classe, Italy
dc.relation.projectBYZART Project
dc.type.coarResource Types::image::still image
item.treefondsrootBYZART. Byzantine art and archaeology
item.coartypestill image
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