Basilica of St. Mark, Venice

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A Byzantine wonder that looks more like Istanbul than Italy, the 11th-century Basilica di San Marco is covered in domes, lined with golden mosaics, and filled with ancient art treasures.

Go Historic ID
318412
Short URL
gohist.co/318412
Names
Basilica of St. Mark
Periods
Heritage Lists
Address
Piazza San Marco
Venice, Italy
Coordinates
45.434464° N, 12.339570° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

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Resources

  1. Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture
  2. Venice: Buildings: S Marco Grove Art Online.
  3. San Marco, Byzantium, and the Myths of Venice
  4. Piazza San Marco
  5. The Mosaics of San Marco in Venice
  6. The Mosaic Decoration of San Marco, Venice
  7. The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture
  8. Official Website of the Basilica of St. Mark Official website.