This baptistery was built at the end of the 5th century, when the Arian Visigoths ruled Italy. The dome mosaic shows the baptism of Christ with a personification of the River Jordan.

Facts & Stats on Arian Baptistery

Go Historic ID
318345
Names
Arian Baptistery
Battistero degli Ariani
Dates
c. 490

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Via degli Ariani
Ravenna, Italy
Contact
0544 35404

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Arian Baptistery - Ravenna, Italy