Venice’s San Marco, a mosaic of spiritual treasure


Nearly everything in medieval and Renaissance Venice was stolen or imported—and the Venetians advertised that on the facade of the Cathedral.

The Porta Sant’Alipio Mosaic, c. 1270-75, Basilica San Marco, Venice, an ARCHES video speakers: Dr. Elizabeth Rodini and Dr. Steven Zucker


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Cite this page as: Dr. Elizabeth Rodini and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Venice’s San Marco, a mosaic of spiritual treasure," in Smarthistory, May 2, 2020, accessed February 26, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/porta-santalipio-mosaic/.