Plunder, War, and the Horses of San Marco

Horses of San Marco (ancient Greek or Roman, likely Imperial Rome), 4th century B.C.E. to 4th century C.E., copper alloy, 235 x 250 cm each (Basilica of San Marco, Venice), an ARCHES video

Additional resources

Smarthistory’s free Guide to Byzantine Art e-book

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Plunder, War, and the Horses of San Marco," in Smarthistory, March 16, 2018, accessed December 9, 2023,