...in 450 Emperor Valentinian III visited Rome, accompanied by his wife Eudoxia and his mother Galla Placidia. On the feast of Cathedra Petri (22 February), the Imperial family with their brilliant retinue took part in the solemn services at St. Peter's, upon which occasion the pope delivered an impressive sermon.

One of the gates of Constantinople, called the Golden Gate, built under the reign of Theodosius II.

18-19. Elevation, section, and plans of the baptistery of the Cathedral of Ravenna, fifth century.




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