St. Vitale - Emperor Justinian Offering the Bread of the Eucharist.
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Title:St. Vitale - Emperor Justinian Offering the Bread of the Eucharist
Notes:Mosaic panel on the left (north) wall of the apse depicting Emperor Justinian, clothed in full regalia and standing in the center of a retinue of clergy, officials and soldiers (flanked on the right by Bishop Maximian), bringing the bread of the Eucharist to the altar
Building:San Vitale, Ravenna

Person as Subject:Justinian I, Emperor of the East, 482-565
Lectionary links:BProp15
General Subject:Bread
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Medieval, 500-1500

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Copyright Source:Prof. Patout J. Burns
Copyright Permission:Permission for non-commercial use with the attribution
Attribution:St. Vitale - Emperor Justinian Offering the Bread of the Eucharist, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved June 19, 2024]. Original source: Prof. Patout J. Burns.
Record Number:32148 Last Updated: 2022-07-07 15:42:19 Record Created: 2003-09-11 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition