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Mausoleum of Galla Placidia (Ravenna, Italy)

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    • Galla Placidia, Mausoleum of (Ravenna, Italy)
    • Mausoleo di Galla Placidia (Ravenna, Italy)
    • S. Nazario e Celso (Ravenna, Italy)
    • Santi Nazario e Celso (Ravenna, Italy)
    • Tomb of Galla Placidia (Ravenna, Italy)
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    • found: Work cat.: Il considdetto Mausoleo di Galla Placidia in Ravenna, 1950.
    • found: Britannica Micro.:v. 9, p. 959 (Mausoleum of Galla Placidia; built in the 5th cent. A.D.)
    • found: Northern Italy, 1889:v. 1, p. 337 ("S. Nazario e Celso, the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia")
    • found: Northern Italy, 1930:p. 507 (Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, now Santi Nazario e Celso)
    • found: Princeton encyc. classic. sites:p. 751 (Tomb of Galla Placidia)
    • found: Ravenna Tourism website, viewed July 31, 2017:Mausoleum of Galla Placidia ("Galla Placidia (386 - 450 AD), sister of the Roman Emperor Honorius... built this little Mausoleum with a Greek cross plan around 425-450 as her own resting place. However, the mausoleum was never used for that purpose, because the empress died and was buried in Rome in 450"; once connected to the Church of Santa Croce; now open as a tourist site)
    • found: Britannica online, viewed July 31, 2017:Aelia Galla Placidia ("the small chapel usually--though wrongly--known as the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia contains some of the finest examples of early Byzantine mosaics")
    • found: Sacred destinations, viewed July 31, 2017:Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna (known for its amazing mosaics; probably commissioned by Galla Placidia, never buried there; on the World Heritage List; contains three sarcophagi that were believed to be some of the late Roman emperors in Ravenna, but this is doubtful; probably functioned as the oratory of the church of the Holy Cross)
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