Magnificent Arab-Norman art in Monreale

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Arabian geometric Mosaics from the Cathedral of Monreale in Sicily (built in the 11th century under the domination of the Normans). This Cathedral was built under the reign of the Sicilian King Guillaume II in the 11th century. This monument … Continue reading

Une nuit à la lumière de l’Or de Byzance

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Dolce Gabbana model wearing a Byzantine inspired dress and geometric mosaics from the Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily (11th century). This monument is an example of the Arab-Norman architecture : a confluence of the Byzantine and Arabian art and culture in … Continue reading

Lumière d’or

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Photo of water under the sun, Dolce Gabbana Byzantine dress, gold texture and geometric mosaics from the Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily. This monument is an example of the Arab-Norman architecture : a confluence of the Byzantine and Arabian art and … Continue reading

Gold harmony

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Gold texture and Arabic inspired mosaics (eight branches stars) in the Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily. The architecture of the Cathedral of Monreale (Sicily) is called “Arab-Norman”. It was built in the XIIth century (1172) during the Norman domination of the … Continue reading

Une femme Byzantine parée de ses plus atours

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Byzantine mosaics and stain glass in the Palatine Chapel of the Norman palace (12th century) in Palermo, Sicily. Illustration by Tadarino of a woman wearing a Byzantine costume. The palatine Chapel is in the Norman palace in Palermo, Sicily. The … Continue reading

At the time of Byzance

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Dolce Gabbana dress and photo of mosaics in the Church of Martorana in Palerm, Sicily. The church of Santa Maria dell’ Ammiraglio (The Martorana) is an example of Byzantine, Norman and arabic architecture (gold mosaics, geometric mosaics…). The Martorana is … Continue reading