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"Basilica" of San Vitale

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Contributors: Noah Kaye
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Last modified Oct 29, 2021 09:02 AM History
A church (but not a basilica) in Ravenna, Italy, established by Bishop Ecclesius in 526 AD and consecrated ca. 547 AD.

44.4205157, 12.196211

church, church, monastery (deprecated)


Apse contains famous mosaics portraits of Justinian I and Theodora.

The basilica was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1996.

Coordinates verified in Google Earth at an eye altitude of 219m.

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Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, and Noah Kaye, '"Basilica" of San Vitale: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 27 September 2023]

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