Arian Baptistery Ravenna, Italy

Baptism of Christ
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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.

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Arian Baptistery
Battistero degli Ariani
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Street Address
Via degli Ariani
44.418716° N, 12.202393° E
Phone Number
0544 35404

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Arian Baptistery (Ravenna, Italy)
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Holly Hayes
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March 29, 2015