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Ravenna - Justinian Mosaic at San Vitale | by roger4336
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Ravenna - Justinian Mosaic at San Vitale

Roman Emperor Justinian (reigned 527-565) and members of his court are depicted in this famous mosaic, at Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Maximianus was the Archbishop. The mosaic was completed around 548. Justinian was the Eastern Roman Emperor. The Western Roman Empire had ceased to exist.

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Taken on July 13, 1963