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Unformatted text preview: 20:38 Church of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy
Centrally planned, octagonal because of its shape, shares some characteristics with basilicas
Ambulatory, cylindrical hallway surrounding the church
Apse is preceded by the sanctuary, also known as a choir, space that directly precedes an apse, choir contains the alter of the church
Emperor Justinian and His Attendants, North wall of the apse, Church of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy, mosaic Center is the image of the empire with members of the imperial court, guard and important priests and clergyman
Placed in a hieratical pose, he's the person with greatest importance, commands our attention, 20:38 20:38 ...
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- Spring '08