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Palermo’s Medieval Mosaics Inspired by Sassanian Art

Palermo’s Medieval Mosaics Inspired by Sassanian Art

Mosaic vault from the Roger Rooms of the Norman Palace, 12th c. (Photo in public domain) By Patrick Hunt –  In the Palazzo Normanni of Palermo, the uniquely...

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Monreale, The Golden Temple

Monreale, The Golden Temple

Monreale Cloister with Garden 2007 (copyright Electrum Magazine) By Staff High above Palermo near Monte Caputo is one of Christendom’s jewels: Monreale Cathedral....

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