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                                             Ariadne (ca. 450-515), consort to Zeno (r.474-491) and Anastasius I (r. 491-518),  Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien INV X 39 (Photo: Andreas Praefke)                     Ariadne (ca. 450-515), consort to Zeno, Byzantine Emperor, reigned 474-491 and Anastasius I, reigned 491-518, Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Firenze

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                                              Areobindus Dagalaiphus Areobundus, consul in Constantinople, 506, Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris, CL 13135

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                                                Princess Juliana Anicia, daughter of Emperor Olybrius, Vienna Dioscurides, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Cod. med. gr. 1, 1. Folio 6 verso

 

                                                Author Portrait, ca. 515  Vienna Dioscurides,  Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Cod. med. gr. 1,  fol. 4 verso                                        

     
                                               Author Portrait, ca. 515 Vienna Dioscurides,   Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Cod. med. gr. 1, fol. 5 verso

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                A Byzantine Empress, probably Theodora, ca. 525,   Museo d'arte antica del Castello Sforzesco, Milano     (photo: Giovanni dall'Orto)

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                                                Justinian I, Byzantine Emperor, reined 527-565, ca. 548  Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna                     Theodora, Empress Consort to Justinian I, ca. 548         Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna

 

                                                 A Lady in Waiting, ca. 548       Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna                     Bishop Maximian, ca. 548       Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna

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                                                 Christ Treading on The Beasts, ca. 500-550 C.E.,  Archiepiscopal Chapel, Ravenna                    Evangelist Mark, ca. 550,  Codex purpureus Rossanensis, Duomo di Rossano, Cattedrale di Maria Santissima Achiropita 


                                                Christ before Pilate, ca. 550, Codex purpureus Rossanensis, Duomo di Rossano, Cattedrale di Maria Santissima Achiropita

 

                                                Saint Luke, ca. 550, St. Augustine Gospels, Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, Lib. MS. 286  


                                                The Most Holy Mother of God, ca. 550,  Holy Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai, Egypt

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                                                Annunciation, ca. 565, Santa Maria Antiqua, Rome

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                                                Pentecost, ca. 586, Rabbula Gospels,  Biblioteca Mediceo Lauenziana,  Firenze,        Cod. Plut. I, 560, folio 14

 

                                                Ascension, ca. 586, Rabbula Gospels,  Biblioteca Mediceo Lauenziana,  Firenze,        Cod. Plut. I, 560,  folio 13

 

                                                Crucifixion, ca. 586, Rabbula Gospels,  Biblioteca Mediceo Lauenziana,  Firenze,        Cod. Plut. I, 560

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