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Mosaic of Justinian, 527-565 CE

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Mosaic of Justinian

The emperor Justinian (527-565 C.E.) was one of the greatest builders in Byzantine history. One of his most famous building projects was the Nea Church. He is depicted in a sixth-century mosaic from the basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy.

Taylor, Joan, “The Nea Church; Were the Temple Treasures Hidden Here?” BAR, Jan-Feb 2008.

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Nea Church, 543 CE

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