Sant'Apollinare in Classe Ravenna, Italy c. 532-49
Located a few miles out of Ravenna in the suburb of Classe, Sant'Apollinare dates from the 6th century. It contains fine Byzantine mosaics and ancient sarcophagi.
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- 44.380297° N, 12.233030° E
- Via Romeo Sud
Ravishing RavennaPosted May 10, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: The Great European Road Trip
Byzantine Empress Theodora in the Basilica di San Vitale Ravenna is wonderful. We are here for two nights to see its ancient churches and Byzantine mosaics, which are considered the best in the world. I've been pretty excited about this stop, and I'm happy to say it has entirely lived up to my expectations. In the…
- Krautheimer, Richard. Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture. Yale University Press. 1984. Print.