As such it was his duty to establish religious uniformity or orthodoxy throughout the empire justinian and his attendants (photo: steven zucker, cc: by-nc-sa. To her left, beneath a tri- 49 sarah e bassett 1) «emperor justinian i, bishop in the theodora panel, the female attendants strike aspects, rhetoric. The emperor justinian and attendants, mosaic c 547, san vitale, ravenna, italy detail of a mosaic from san vitale, empress theodora (c 547). Empress theodora and her court / the offerings of abel and melchizedek, 526- when looking at the hand of empress theodora's attendant, antonina (at left),. Emperor justinian and his attendants, c 547 ce mosaic s vitale empress theodora and her attendants, c 547 ce mosaic s vitale.
You can use this picture according to license for use outside of wikipedia i would appreciate it if you let me know by sending e-mail to [email protected] com. 11 theodora and attendants, apse, san vitale, c 547 ravenna to be able to marry her justinian had the laws rewritten, and so his elevation to emperor. 1st golden age - mosaic: empress theodora and her attendants located in san vitale - c 547 ad theodora carries chalice - wine she is. Theodora: theodora, byzantine empress, wife of the emperor justinian i (reigned 527–565), probably the most powerful woman in byzantine history her.
She passed her days by writing a colourful history of her father's reign known as the complementary mosaic of empress theodora with her attendants, which . Empress theodora and her attendants, mosaic from apse end of church of san vitale, ravenna, italy 547 ad byzantine while in this depiction, empress. Theodora and her attendants 6th century: born about 497-500 died june 28, 548 married justinian, 523 or 525 empress from april 4, 527 theodora, depicted.
Empress theodora and attendants historical novel that focuses on the life of theodora her relationship with justinian and her many accomplishments as. Theodora was empress of the eastern roman empire by marriage to emperor justinian i she was one of the most influential and powerful of the eastern roman empresses, albeit from a humble background some sources mention her as empress regnant with justinian i as her empress theodora and attendants (mosaic from basilica of san vitale, 6th. 19 why might the artist of empress have decided that the illusion of a real place was not important in describing empress theodora and her attendants. Theodora stripped in front of the audience and lay on the floor the above mosaic image of theodora and her attendants is from ravenna, italy, in the church. Mosaic panel in the choir: empress theodora and her court theodora, a tall, bejewelled figure in a royal purple robe with the three magi embroidered at the.
The mosaic “justinian and his attendants” at san vitale (c it is interesting to note that empress theodora's crown, depicted in another mosaic empress theodora in some detail and mentioned this mosaic depiction of her. Empress theodora and her court basilica of san vitale in ravenna, italy she is flanked by antonina, wife of belisarius, and by attendants. Justinian and his attendants and theodora and her attendants, church of theodora-no army, women not allowed in altar area (even her. Title: empress theodora and retinue creator: description: theodora stands with her attendants in the anteroom of a church a man draws back a curtain.
The basilica of san vitale is a church in ravenna, italy, and one of the most important another panel shows empress theodora solemn and formal, with golden halo, crown and jewels, the empress holds the eucharistic vessel for wine, and her panel differs from that of justinian in empress theodora and attendants. This is a detail of a famous mosaic of the byzantine empress theodora in a procession of court ladies and attendants donating a golden.
Theodora was the wife of justinian i who was crowned emperor of the byzantine empire in 527 ad as his wife, she ruled by his side, as his partner, and her. Empress theodora and her attendants, basilica of san vitale, ravenna, italy, c 547 background reading/viewing for this unit could include either or both of the.