EDB42685

Pertaining to s. Sabina (regio XIII - Aventinus), counter-façade , in situ
Titulus apparatus tessellis scriptus
Musivum 300 x 1300 x ?
Last recorded in Roma, s. Sabina, counter-façade
Date: 422-432
Edition(s): ILCV, 1778b; MEC I, tav. XXX; Carletti 2008, 252-253, no. 156; Gandolfo 2015, 441-442; Kateusz 2019, 95-96
Other bibliography: Brandenburg 2005, 174, 175, figs. 92a-b
anteprima anteprima anteprima anteprima
〈: a to the left of main inscription〉
((mulier codicem apertum tenens))
eclesia ex cir-
cumcisione

〈: b main inscription〉
culmen apostolicum cum Caelestinus haberet
primus et in toto fulgeret episcopus orbe
haec quae miraris fundavit presbyter urbis
Illyrica de gente Petrus vir nomine tanto
dignus ab exortu Christi nutritus in aula
pauperibus locuples sibi pauper qui bona vitae
praesentis fugiens meruit sperare futuram

〈: c to the right of main inscription〉
((mulier codicem apertum tenens))
eclesia ex
gentibus

Texts (a) and (c) are simple captions for the two female figures; yet with no captions, we observe similar figures in the St. Pudenziana apse mosaic (first decades of 5th cent.) .
Antonello Vilella, 05/04/2020
Last update by Antonio Enrico Felle on 03/12/2022
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