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  • Alessio Tremiti

    The first mention of the name Lison is found in a document from 996 in which the Emperor Ottone III granted to Bishop Bennone of Concordia ownership of this territory. Lison is a small fraction of the town of Portogruaro, in the province of Venice. The church was built in 1564 by the head of the Venetian merchants Dolzoni, who possessed vast lands, in these places. It was consecrated on June 24, 1565. The interior of the church contains invaluable historical artifacts: 3 marble arches with Greek epigraphs. The artistic essence of this work is down to the high-level masters from the Byzantine capital. The arches were made in Constantinople, between the 5th and the 6th centuries. They did...read more

  • Alessio Tremiti

    The audioguide tells the story, describes the architecture and reports interesting facts about the oratory. Rossano is one of the most important cities of Calabria, under Byzantine rule, and here one of the most significant monuments of that time has been preserved: the Oratorio di San Marco, founded roughly in the X-XI century. During the restoration, fragments of admirable sculptures and frescoes of the Byzantine period emerged: a Madonna with Child, which was to be part of a much wider representation, perhaps throughout the church, as is usually found in the iconographic plans of the post iconoclastic Byzantine churches of age. The peculiar element of the architecture of San Marco's...read more

  • Alessio Tremiti

    The audioguide tells the story, describes the architecture and presents interesting facts about the basilica of the Saints Felice and Fortunato, a paleo-Christian monument of history that is rooted in the ancient history of the Roman Empire. Much evidence of the Roman presence was found in the territory of the church, during various excavations. Some of these finds are kept in the Civic Museum of Vicenza and the other in the Basilica Museum. Among the most significant finds are the Petronio Stele with an inscription and unbisselion (two-person seat) and a priestly and masterly scroll. Another curious find is the sacred altar of Venus, found in the masonry of the martyrion of the basilica....read more