THE BISHOP'S BASILICA
AND THE ROMAN MOSAIC HERITAGE OF PHILIPPOPOLIS

New Life for the Small Basilica in Plovdiv

In Christian art, a stag is associated with the soul’s longing for salvation and is often found near baptismal pools as a symbol of the soul’s desire for purification.  Stags crave water just like Christians crave faith.  This sumptuous 6th Century AD mosaic made of...