Review: Ingrid Rowland: A Journey to Ravenna! (Part Two)

Baptism of Jesus, Dome of the Arian Baptistery, Ravenna

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The Ostrogoths took over Ravenna in 476, and the next focal figure in Judith Herrin’s Ravenna is their most illustrious king, Theoderic (born in 453), who ruled the Ostrogothic Kingdom of Italy from 493 to 526. She presents the “barbarian” with great appreciation for his conside…

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