Battistero degli Ariani, Ravenna

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Admire the exquisite ceiling mosaic at Battistero degli Ariani, a Christian monument and World Heritage Site. Built at the end of the 5th century by Ostrogothic ruler of Ravenna Theodoric, the structure was reconsecrated as an oratory dedicated to the Virgin Mary after the fall of Arian rule in 561. The only remaining decoration within the walls of the octagonal building is the intricate mosaic that adorns the ceiling. Look up to view the scenes depicting the baptism of Christ surrounded by the twelve apostles. Plan to visit Battistero degli Ariani and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ravenna attractions using our Ravenna travel website .
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  • Words cannot convey, you have to personally see. The overall mosaic composition is related to the theme of the heavenly Jerusalem. It emphasizes the crowns in the hands of the Apostles the podkupolnoj mosaic (symbolizes that they, as described in the Revelation of St. John the divine, on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel), four altars and four images of the throne binds.
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  • the entrance is only 1 euro (with a timestamp type outside system) the baptistery is located in a quiet lane
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  • The baptistery of the Arians, one of the most famous monuments, ravennskih somehow not included into one system with all other objects, you need to enter a separate ticket. Of course, its a huge mosaic on the ceiling is worth it. Here you realize that the heirs of the ancient Wizard ravennskie: Christ depicted young and naked, and elder, personifying the Jordan River, hardly larger than the main characters characters scenes
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  • I love this place. The mosaics are gorgeous and the history is sensational.
  • Very small, but wonderful 5th century mosaics on top
  • одлично сачуван мозаик у куполи, место које је вредно посетити а улазница кошта свега 1е
  • Very interesting old Baptisery.
  • Magic place good Vibrations
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