St. Vitale - Emperor Justinian (Detail).
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Title:St. Vitale - Emperor Justinian (Detail)
Notes:Mosaic panel on the left (north) wall of the apse depicting Emperor Justinian's guards on whose shield is emblazoned Chi Rho (a symbol of Christ)
Building:Basilica di S. Vitale (Ravenna, Italy)

Person as Subject:Justinian I, Emperor of the East
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:11D112

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Attribution:St. Vitale - Emperor Justinian (Detail), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved December 1, 2020]. Original source: Images donated by Patout Burns, Vanderbilt University.
Record Number:32316 Last Updated: 2011-01-12 13:54:11 Record Created: 2003-09-16 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition