The floor in St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy is composed of ornate patterns of marble tiles - some of which date back to the 12th Century.

The floor in St. Mark's Basilica in Venice - patterns of marble tiles - some of which date back to the Century.

The tetrarchs (from the Greek words for "Four rules") were the four co-rulers that governed the Roman Empire as long as Diocletian's reform lasted. Here they were portraied embracing, in sign of harmony, in a porphyry sculpture dating from the 4th century, produced in Asia Minor, today on a corner of Saint Mark's in Venice, next to the "Porta della Carta".

The Tetrarchs, a porphyry sculpture sacked from the Byzantine Philadelphion palace in Treasury of St.

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the Basilica San Marco (St. Mark's Basilica) - a vast church which is one of the most famous sights associated with Venice, Italy. The Piazza San Marco (San Marco Square)

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Check out the reflection of St. Mark's Basilica when its namesake square is flooded, which happens fairly frequently in Venice. We've compiled the ultimate Italy bucket list, from Rome's Colosseum to Rimini's beaches.

Grupa tetrarchów -  Bazylika św. Marka w Wenecji

Grupa tetrarchów - Bazylika św. Marka w Wenecji

basilica di san marco | Basilica di San Marco (Markusbasilika) - Sehenswürdigkeiten - Venedig ...

basilica di san marco | Basilica di San Marco (Markusbasilika) - Sehenswürdigkeiten - Venedig ...

Basilica di San Marco, Venice, showing the horses on the façade

Basilica di San Marco, Venice, showing the horses on the façade

Basílica de S. Marcos - fasada

Basílica de S. Marcos - fasada

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