St. Vitale - Empress Theodora (Detail).
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Title:St. Vitale - Empress Theodora (Detail)
Notes:Mosaic panel on the right (south) wall of the apse depicting the bottom end of Empress Theodora's robe embroidered with the Three Wise Men
Building:Basilica di S. Vitale (Ravenna, Italy)

Scripture:Matthew 2:1-12
Person as Subject:Theodora, Empress of the East
Three Wise Men
Lectionary links:AEpDy
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Medieval, 500-1500

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Attribution:St. Vitale - Empress Theodora (Detail), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved November 30, 2020]. Original source: Images donated by Patout Burns, Vanderbilt University.
Record Number:32314 Last Updated: 2013-12-18 08:36:33 Record Created: 2003-09-16 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition