Margarita Papadopoulou
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La duda de Tomas.

La duda de Tomas.

Don't worry...Be happy...It looks good on you.

Don't worry...Be happy...It looks good on you.

6th c. Mosaic: Ravenna, St. Vitale, Theodora's Procession ( note silk garments, especially at left by visible sheen)

6th c. Mosaic: Ravenna, St. Vitale, Theodora's Procession ( note silk garments, especially at left by visible sheen)

coucher de soleil

coucher de soleil

One of my favourites - John the Baptist from Hagia Sophia

One of my favourites - John the Baptist from Hagia Sophia

Byzantine mosaic detail in Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Byzantine mosaic detail in Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Byzantine mosaic of women from the court of Justinian and Theodora, Church of San Vitale, Ravenna. Dating to the reign of Justinian (5th-6th century CE). Gustav Klimt visited Ravenna in 1903, where he had the opportunity to see these lavish Byzantine mosaics

Byzantine mosaic of women from the court of Justinian and Theodora, Church of San Vitale, Ravenna. Dating to the reign of Justinian (5th-6th century CE). Gustav Klimt visited Ravenna in 1903, where he had the opportunity to see these lavish Byzantine mosaics

Be Dazzled by the Mosaics in Ravenna    The brilliance of the mosaics glittering within Byzantine churches and monuments is especially touching because the heavenly and earthly scenes are so painstakingly and sincerely rendered -- a last hurrah before Europe slipped into the Dark Ages.     Photo Caption: Sant'Apollinare's apse mosaics depict the eponymous saint, Ravenna's first bishop.    Photo by Riccardo De Luca

Be Dazzled by the Mosaics in Ravenna The brilliance of the mosaics glittering within Byzantine churches and monuments is especially touching because the heavenly and earthly scenes are so painstakingly and sincerely rendered -- a last hurrah before Europe slipped into the Dark Ages. Photo Caption: Sant'Apollinare's apse mosaics depict the eponymous saint, Ravenna's first bishop. Photo by Riccardo De Luca

Icon of St. Eudokia, excavated at the church of Constantine Lips.  Archeological Museum of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey. Inv. No. 4309

Icon of St. Eudokia, excavated at the church of Constantine Lips. Archeological Museum of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey. Inv. No. 4309

Virgin Mary holding Child Christ, detail from Comnenus mosaic, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, 12th century

Virgin Mary holding Child Christ, detail from Comnenus mosaic, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, 12th century