Tag: Roman History

Photo Highlight: Ravenna, Italy’s Arian Baptistry
History & Archaeology, Italy, Travel, Travel Photo Highlight

Photo Highlight: Ravenna, Italy’s Arian Baptistry

Few Places stand out among my travels as much as the inspiring historic mosaics of Ravenna, Italy. Although I spent only a single day in Ravenna, I managed to view almost every ancient church that boasted a set of Byzantine Mosaics. Ravenna’s history goes all the way back to the […]

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Germany, History & Archaeology, Travel

Photo Highlight: Emperor Valens from the Trier Mint

The Bode Museum in Berlin, Germany boasts a number of spectacular artifacts from the Roman Empire, but the medallion of the Emperor Valens particularly stands out. Valens was Emperor of the eastern half of the Roman Empire from¬†28 March 364 until his death at the battle of Adrianople (in Turkey […]