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La Modèle 3

La Modèle 3

A splendid mosaic glows in the basilica of San Vitale, in Ravenna. It is a portrait of the Empress Theodora, whose haloed presence radiates an uncompromising faith. Did Procope not say that, as a young woman, she reigned as queen over the bordellos of Byzantium? Milo Manara alone could convey her in her full glory.

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