Byzantine Mosaic of Christ Child

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 30 November 2017
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This mosaic of Jesus Christ as a child is rendered in Byzantine style and made by Jacopo Torriti (or "Turriti"). Torriti was an Italian painter and mosaic-maker during the late 13th century CE. He lived and worked in Rome, Italy. (Pushkin Museum, Moscow)

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 30). Byzantine Mosaic of Christ Child. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7733/byzantine-mosaic-of-christ-child/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Byzantine Mosaic of Christ Child." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 30, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7733/byzantine-mosaic-of-christ-child/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Byzantine Mosaic of Christ Child." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Nov 2017. Web. 21 Oct 2021.