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Dante's tomb is a tomb erected at the basilica of St. Francis in the Centre of Ravenna, where the Poet lived the last years of his life, die there in 1321. The bones of the great poet have been and are still cause for dispute between Florence and Ravenna: Florence claims motherhood, Ravenna the jealously guards,
Exemplary masterpiece of early Christian and Byzantine art, the basilica is inserted, since 1996, in the list of world heritage sites by UNESCO, within the serial site "early Christian monuments of Ravenna".
The focal point of the mosaic is located in the presbytery. On the top surface of the apsidal arch two angels in flight hold a clypeus solar sides Christological are the heavenly Jerusalem and Bethlehem. The basin is the Christ Pantocrator, seated on a globe azure, between two archangels with ilRotolo by seven seals in one hand while the other hand holds the triumphant Crown San Vitale.
The Neonian baptistery, also known as the Orthodox, is a present in Ravenna Baptistry dating back to the 5th century and is named after Bishop Neone who did continue building after its predecessor bear.
The baptistery is inserted, by 1996, the list of world heritage sites by UNESCO, within the serial site "early Christian monuments of Ravenna".
The Interior is notable for the decoration of the whole mosaic dome in the time of Bishop Neone. Within three concentric rings are represented various actors:
In the round, Central gold background, is the scene of the baptism of Jesus with Saint John t
La cattedrale metropolitana della Risurrezione di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo è il principale luogo di culto cattolico della città di Ravenna, sede vescovile dell'arcidiocesi di Ravenna-Cervia.
L'edificio attuale è il frutto di un intervento radicale avvenuto nel XVIII secolo, consistente nella demolizione dell'antica cattedrale, la basilica Ursiana, e la costruzione di una nuova in stile barocco.
La cattedrale, elevata alla dignità di basilica minore da papa Giovanni XXIII il 7 ottobre 1960, è sede della parrocchia di San Giovanni in Font
The Galla Placidia mausoleum dating from the first half of the 5th century, after the 425, is located not far from the basilica of San Vitale. His identification with a funeral building and that of his client, the Empress Galla Placidia, are widely spread in the academic environment, but there is no certainty.
The dome is topped by a cross vault of stars descending size upwards, on a blue background, according to a model which lasted throughout the middle ages. The representation of the night sky continue seamlessly toward the four pendentives where is represented the tetramorph: symbols are
Piazza del Popolo is the main piazza in Ravenna.
The origin of the square goes back to the late 13th century, when the family Da Polenta became mistress of the city. The political center became the home of Bernardino da Polenta, that noble had built on the ruins of an ancient Palace built on the shore of Padenna, the River City. La Casa di Bernardino is not to be confused with the Domus Magna of the family Da Polenta, which was located a few hundred metres further south into what is now via g. Mazzini. Contextually, the piazza del Comune, widening the road overlooking the Manor House