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The church of San Marco in the eleventh century

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In 1084 the most important of the few consecrations of St Mark’s church in Venice – that which solemnized the completion of its largest altar – took place. It is assumed that Doge Dominico Selvo (1071-1084) assigned Byzantine mosaicists to finish the decorative programme in time for the respective event. In part because of the beauty and the remarkable quality of the works they created, the eleventh century saw the prestige of this Venetian shrine increase. Also what in the popular imaginatio...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Institut d 'Estudis Medievals Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona Publisher's website
Journal:
Mirabilia Journal Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
2
Pages:
695-740
Publication date:
2020-12-15
Acceptance date:
2020-11-01
ISSN:
1676-5818
Source identifiers:
946493
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2019-06-06

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