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Sepulcrum Gallae Placidiae

a Pleiades name resource

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Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jul 07, 2016 12:10 PM History
Agnellus of Ravena, writing in the ninth century AD, was the first to name the funerary chapel in the San Croce complex in Ravenna, Italy, as the tomb of the empress Galla Placidia. His identification of the chapel as the burial place of the empress is widely contested.

Sepulcrum Gallae Placidiae

Sepulcrum Gallae Placidiae

Latin

geographic name

accurate

complete

Certain

  • Mediaeval/Byzantine (AD 641-AD 1453) (confident)

Evidence:

Pleiades