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#2712: Ships at Classis

Photo 2712: Ships at Classis - Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna

Photo Details

Photo ID
2712
Date
2008-05-10
Location
Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna
Description
Mosaic depicting boats at the ancient port of Classis (or Classe), originally founded by Augustus in c.30 BC. Detail of mosaic on the north wall of the nave at the west end of Sant' Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna. The mosaic dates from c.500 AD under the Ostrogothic ruler Theodoric. The wall in front of the port city was originally occupied by portraits of Thedoric and his court, but these were removed after Catholics took over the basilica in c.560.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
2592 x 3888 px
File Size
8.84 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
44.416770° N, 12.204899° E
Date Digitized
May 10, 2008
Date Uploaded
December 2, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes