Byzantine Mosaic of Christ Child

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 30 November 2017

This mosaic of Jesus Christ as a child is rendered in Byzantine style and made by Jacopo Torriti (or "Turriti"). Torriti was an Italian painter and mosaic-maker during the late 13th century CE. He lived and worked in Rome, Italy. (Pushkin Museum, Moscow)



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 its Communications Director.

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