Tag Archives: Ravenna

Can you help? The relevance of the monogram embroidered on Byzantine over-cloaks

Given that we have a pretty wide readership, and many of you are academics, I wonder if anyone can answer a question posed by blog correspondent Dave about monograms that appear in mosaics, particularly at Ravenna. If you can help … Continue reading

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The Popularity of Byzantium – Over 4,000 Blog Visits

I am so pleased that so many of you keep on visiting the blog and that the variety of topics is drawing in ever larger audiences. It took five months for our first 1,000 MyByzantine Blog visits; three months for the … Continue reading

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Whether you are a new vistor to my Blog, or a regular, you might wish to subscribe by clicking on the subscribe button (top right). If you subscribe you will receive an email alert whenever I make a new post on the … Continue reading

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Ravenna and San Vitale are the Hot Topics – Now Over 2,000 Visits

Just a quick note to say that we have now had over two thousand visitors since the blog opened in April this year. It took us five months to gather our first one thousand visits, but only three months for the … Continue reading

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Mosaic Hunting – Aquileia, Grado, and Concordia

It might be tempting to say that after our trip to Northern Italy to visit all the major Byzantines sites, and to view the mosaics, that we may be suffering from ‘mosaic fatigue’ or even worse ‘Mosaic Neck’ after standing … Continue reading

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Mosaic Hunting in Northern Italy

We have just made our final arrangements to go on a holiday to northern Italy to seek out the Byzantine treasures of Aquileia, Venice, and Ravenna. I am looking forward to relaxing and exploring the sights despite the weakness of … Continue reading

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