The most famous of the surviving Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople - the image of Christ Pantocrator [wiki]

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Medieval Byzantine mosaic 14th, seraph from the spandrels of the atrium, Church S.Marco, Basilica, Venice, Italy

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St. Agnes Early Christian Mosaics from the Fourth to the Seventh Centuries: Rome, Naples, Milan, Ravenna. Fourteen Plates in Color. Translated from the German, 1946. Jewelled belt, wrapped over dress, decorated underdress and fabric belt. Wonderfully complex hair style. I love it.

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Empress Zoe Porphyrogenita, was the beautiful sister of Empress Theodora Porphyrogenita. Mosaic in Hagia Sophia. Zoe reigned alongside her sister Theodora besides their bad relation full of envy. Porphyrogenita means born in the purple (The Purple Chamber of the Grand Palace of Constantinople)./ Bella hermana de Theodora Porphyrogenita, con quien reinó a pesar de una relación llena de envidias. Porphyrogenita significa nacida en la púrpura. (Habitación Púrpura del Palacio de Constantinopla).

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Medieval Byzantine mosaic 14th, seraph from the spandrels of the atrium, Church S.Marco, Basilica, Venice, Italy

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Byzantine mosaic of women from the court of Justinian and Theodora, Church of San Vitale, Ravenna. Dating to the reign of Justinian (5th-6th century CE). Gustav Klimt visited Ravenna in 1903, where he had the opportunity to see these lavish Byzantine mosaics

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