Mosaic Fragment from Apamea, Syria

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 11 November 2017
Mosaic Fragment from Apamea, Syria

This fragment of a mosaic comes from an ancient cathedral that was once located in Apamea, Syria. Apamea, located on the right bank of the Orontes River, was an ancient Greek, Roman, and Byzantine city. This mosaic was made c. 533 CE and is made from tesserae. (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels)


About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 11). Mosaic Fragment from Apamea, Syria. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7594/

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Wiener, James B. "Mosaic Fragment from Apamea, Syria." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 11, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7594/.

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Wiener, James B. "Mosaic Fragment from Apamea, Syria." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 11 Nov 2017. Web. 18 Sep 2019.

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