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    Interior of Hagia Sophia.The cupola is 55 m high,and measures 31 m across.The green columns come from the harbour gymnasium in Ephesos,the red porphiry columns from the temple of Jupiter in Baalbek.Columns have byzantine capitals,some bear the initials of Justinian.

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    Ladies of the court of Empress Theodora, wife of Justinian I (Detail of the mosaic Empress Theodora and her attendants) Mosaic on the south wall of the apse; 547 CE


    Emperor Justitian and his attendants Mosaic on the north wall of the apse, 264 x 365cm; 547 CE


    Sassanid King Chosroe I (531-579) on his throne. Chosroe Cup, with central medallion. Gold, rock crystal, and garnets


    Crucifixion. Emperor Constantine the Great and his wife Saint Helena at the foot of the Cross. Central part of the triptych (6th-10th)


    Banqueting scene, guests eating and drinking, servants, dogs waiting for morsels under the beds. Black-figured amphora, 540-530 BCE F 2


    The "Madaba map" (Jordan), mosaic floor of an early Christian church. The map mentions nine Jewish tribes and various localities from the New Testament; in the center: Jerusalem, with Emperor Constantine's buildings rising above Calvary and the Holy Sepulchre, Bethlehem, Emmaus, Jericho the Dead Sea. and the river Jordan with the place of Jesus' baptism

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    Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom) church and mosque, now museum. Built under Justinian (527-565) over a 4th ct. basilica. Minarets were added when the church became a mosque after the Turkish conquest in 1453. Painted-over mosaics were restored under sultan Abdul Mecit in 1847. Hagia Sophia was the seat of the Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople (also known as Byzanz or Istanbul) and a principal setting for Byzantine imperial ceremonies. In this church the coronation of emperor Alexios IV Angelo took place on August 1 1203.

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    Running hoplite (heavily armed Greek infantryman), with shield, spear and helmet. Interior of a red-figured cup from Tanagra. 520-510 BCE Inv. CA 1527


    Mosaic showing Abel sacrificing a lamb and Melchizedek, Priest-King of Salem, sacrificing bread. 6th century CE; Presbytery of San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna

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    Madonna and child, flanked by Emperor Justinian, (527-565),left, with the model of Hagia Sophia and inscription "Justinian,famous king"; and Constantine I (280-337) with the model of Byzantium and the inscrip- tion "Constantine,among the saints, great king".

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    East Roman Emperor Justinian I (482-565) with crown and sceptre. Mosaic

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    "Christ Militant" wearing the uniform of a Roman legionnaire, a snake and a lion under his feet. From the Archeopiscopal Chapel built by Bishop Peter II (494-519) Mosaic


    Mosaic of Moses loosening his sandal at God's command, who is speaking to him from the burning bush on Mount Sinai. 6th century CE; Presbytery of San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna


    Sassanid king hunting. Silver plate with gold decoration.


    Lower plate of a diptych: Annunciation Virgin Mary; trial of the bitter water; Flight to Egypt. From the eastern Mediterranean; late 6th century. Traces of incrustation and gilding. Ivory, H: 7,1 cm


    Mosaics of vines and grapes. San Prisco Chapel; early-Christian Period (6th century CE)


    The Three Magi on their way. Mosaic (6th)

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    Saint Peter's denial, Jesus and an apostle, a rooster on a column. Mosaic (6th)


    The purple Codex Rossanensis,a 6th century manuscript on puple parchment,contains the gospel of Matthew and almost the entire gospel of Mark.30 x 25 cm.Inscriptions and 40 verses are from Psalms and Prophets.Folio 5:Christ Last Supper;Washing of the Feet;Announcement of Judas' Betrayal.Ps.XXII,2;XL 10, XL 7.Zeph.I,7. Origin perhaps Aleppo,Syria.


    Barberini Diptych,showing the triumph of an Emperor,probably Justinian (482-565). Ivory from Constantinople,1st half 6th. 24,2 x 26,8 cm OA 9063


    Greek galleys. Fragment of a black-figured dinos. Cp 12248


    The Last Supper. Jesus and his disciples. Mosaic (6th)


    Flavius Magnus, Roman Consul in 518, sitting on a lion-legged throne. Panel of the diptych.


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