Re: Re: reordering and destruction of irish cathedrals – St Colmans Cathedral, Cobh
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The tomb of Galla Placida in Ravenna, 425-450, depicting Christ as Good Shepherd but depicting him with the halo, on a thone, wearing the imperial purple, and bearing the labrum of the Roman emperor. Christ is formally seated, legs depicted in the poise of the Roman emperor. in formal session.
While some of the comments on this site are not quite au point, it has a good selection of recent photographs of moasics of Ravenna. Comments in relation to the brown worn by the Emperor Justinian and the Empress Theodora are mistaken. They are not wearing brown but the purple of their imperial state: