Late Byzantine mosaics

In the hills behind Paler­mo, Sici­ly, is the com­mu­ni­ty of Mon­reale — “Roy­al Moun­tain” — and the Cathe­dral of the Assump­tion of the Vir­gin, built by a ...

Hellenistic-Roman Mosaics

Sep­tem­ber 4, 476 C.E. is the con­ven­tion­al date — sanc­tioned by Edward Gib­bon — for the end of the Roman Empire. On that day, the mil­i­tary leader of the...

Early Byzantine Mosaics

The Sec­ond Com­ing when an eter­nal­ly youth­ful Christ, seat­ed on a watery globe from which pour the four rivers of Eden, hands the Mar­tyrs Crown to Saint V...

Toledo

The Organ at the back of the Choir of the Cathe­dral of St Mary of Tole­do The city, lodged in a bend of high cliffs over the riv­er Tagus, has been a fortress ...

About this portfolio

This is an Apol­o­gy for my port­fo­lio of pho­tographs: not for the pho­tographs them­selves, although you might think they deserve one. The best rea­son I can...