ITALIAN ART HERITAGE BYZANTINE MOSAIC & LONGOBARD ART MNH
Catalog #: Sassone #1939-1940
Condition: ITALIAN ART HERITAGE BYZANTINE MOSAIC & LONGOBARD ART MNH
Item Id #: 3098
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RAVENNA PEACE PARK MOSAIC DEPICTING A DOVE & DETAIL FROM KING RATCHIS ALTAR BAS RELIEF DEPICTING CHRIST ** Ratchis (Rachis – Raditschs – Radics – Radiks, there are various spellings) was King of the Lombards (744-749). He abdicated and entered, with his family, the abbey of Montecassino. After the death of Aistulf in 756, he tried once again to reign over the Lombards, but he was defeated by Desiderius and retired to a monastery.