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Jan van der Crabben
by Eloquence
published on 05 January 2012
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Belisarius may be this bearded figure on the right of Emperor Justinian I in the mosaic in the Church of San Vitale, Ravenna, which celebrates the reconquest of Italy by the Byzantine army under the skillful leadership of Belisarius.

The identification was mentioned in the Soviet Military Encyclopedia (1980).

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