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Committee Decisions

CONF 201 VIII.C

Inscription: The Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna (Italy)

The Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna

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Italy

C(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

The Committee decided to inscribe the nominated property on the basis of cultural criteria (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) considering that the site is of outstanding universal value being of remarkable significance by virtue of the supreme artistry of the mosaic art that the monuments contain, and also because of the crucial evidence that they provide of artistic and religious relationships and contacts at an important period of European cultural history.

The original name of the nominated property has been changed to "The Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna".

 

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-96/CONF.201/09
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Italy
Session: 20COM