Horses from the Hippodrome of Constantinople

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Tteske
published on 24 November 2017

Four bronze horses which were once part of a chariot group which stood atop the monumental entrance gate of the Hippodrome of Constantinople. They are now in St. Mark's cathedral, Venice, Italy after being taken as booty in 1204 CE during the Fourth Crusade.

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