Palace of Theodoric Mosaic

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Illustration

Karen Barrett-Wilt
by Nick Thompson
published on 02 October 2014

Mosaic depiction of the Palace of Theodoric in the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna, Italy, 561 CE. The figures of Theodoric the Great and others were blackened out of the image under Pope Gregory the Great. You can still see disembodied hands on some columns.

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Thompson, N. (2014, October 02). Palace of Theodoric Mosaic. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3090/palace-of-theodoric-mosaic/

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Thompson, Nick. "Palace of Theodoric Mosaic." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 02, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3090/palace-of-theodoric-mosaic/.

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Thompson, Nick. "Palace of Theodoric Mosaic." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Oct 2014. Web. 06 Feb 2023.

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