Still in awe of the #aachencathedral ’s beautiful…

Still in awe of the #aachencathedral ’s beautiful #mosaics. I was lucky enough to study it in my #arthistory undergrad. Aachen or #aixlachapelle was #charlemagne’s chosen capitol. He and the rest of the #carolingian dynasty ruled their empire from here. The chapel was based on #sanvitale in #ravenna Italy which Charlemagne saw in his travels! He was influenced by the octagonal design and stunning mosaics. .
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#aachen #aixlachapelle #chapel #cathedral #earlymedieval #architecture

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