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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 27, 2013: Ravenna, Italy

DrFumblefinger ·
Reminds me somewhat of the interior of St. Mark's basilica in Venice. Beautiful photos, PHeymont. Love the detailed art on these old churches.
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Re: The Glorious Mosaics of Ravenna

PortMoresby ·
Remarkable.
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Re: The Glorious Mosaics of Ravenna

DrFumblefinger ·
It is remarkable, PortMoresby! And it reminds me I need to get some new tile in the bathroom soon......
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 27, 2013: Ravenna, Italy

PHeymont ·
Ravenna is not at the top of most people's lists of places to visit in Italy--it certainly wasn't on mine--and I only added it to my trip at the strong urging of online friends. I'm glad I did. The city is not only a pleasant place to eat and walk--it...
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The Glorious Mosaics of Ravenna

PHeymont ·
Almost every city has something unique or distinctive to show off, and in Ravenna’s case it is the largest and most spectacular collection of Byzantine mosaics you can find. Together, the mosaic sites have given Ravenna, a not-especially-large...
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Mar. 16, 2016: Sunken mosaics, Ravenna

PHeymont ·
Under the Basilica di San Francesco in Ravenna lies an earlier church, whose mosaics, flooded by rainwater, can be seen through an opening in the floor.
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