St. Vitale - Empress Theodora Offering the Cup of the Eucharist.
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Title:St. Vitale - Empress Theodora Offering the Cup of the Eucharist
Notes:Mosaic panel on the right (south) wall of the apse depicting Empress Theodora, bedecked in jewels and purple robes, bringing the cup of the Eucharist to the altar with her attendants
Building:San Vitale, Ravenna

Person as Subject:Theodora, Empress of the East, ca.500-548
Lectionary links:BProp15
General Subject:Eucharist
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Medieval, 500-1500

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Attribution:St. Vitale - Empress Theodora Offering the Cup of the Eucharist, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved January 24, 2021]. Original source: Images donated by Patout Burns, Vanderbilt University.
Record Number:32213 Last Updated: 2021-01-14 09:46:37 Record Created: 2003-09-15 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition