Alena Vodáková

Alena Vodáková

Alena Vodáková
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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

Lamb of God, Ravena, Italy

Lamb of God, Ravena, Italy

Christ Enthroned, Byzantine mosaic from the Narthex of Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Christ Enthroned, Byzantine mosaic from the Narthex of Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

St. Agnes  Early Christian Mosaics from the Fourth to the Seventh Centuries: Rome, Naples, Milan, Ravenna.  Fourteen Plates in Color.  Translated from the German, 1946.  Jewelled belt, wrapped over dress, decorated underdress and fabric belt. Wonderfully complex hair style. I love it.

St. Agnes Early Christian Mosaics from the Fourth to the Seventh Centuries: Rome, Naples, Milan, Ravenna. Fourteen Plates in Color. Translated from the German, 1946. Jewelled belt, wrapped over dress, decorated underdress and fabric belt. Wonderfully complex hair style. I love it.

Theotokos Mosaic Hagia Sophia Istanbul Turkey

Theotokos Mosaic Hagia Sophia Istanbul Turkey

benandante by Leonardo Da Vinci

benandante by Leonardo Da Vinci

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

Ilustrations of the different hat and hair styles of Byzantine and Ecclesiastic : Jeweled crowns, fillets, and caps * colored glass ornaments * pearl headdresses * felting *

Ilustrations of the different hat and hair styles of Byzantine and Ecclesiastic : Jeweled crowns, fillets, and caps * colored glass ornaments * pearl headdresses * felting *

Virgin and Child Enthroned (Theotokos, apse mosaic, Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey, dedicated 867)

Virgin and Child Enthroned (Theotokos, apse mosaic, Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey, dedicated 867)

Archangel Michael, 9th century, from the Hagia Sophia

Archangel Michael, 9th century, from the Hagia Sophia