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consecrated by Bishop Maximian in 547 AD.
Apse with Christ flanked by Archangels, founder Bishop Ecclesius and martyr St Vitale. Left wall with Emperor Justinian and entourage. Right wall with Empress Theodora and courtiers. Presbytery vault with Lamb of Christ supported by four angels. Left wall with scenes of sacrifice. Right wall scenes of Moses.