19-12-2011, 10:43 AM
Palatine Chapel, the Montreal Cathedral, Palermo
Palatine Chapel (Italian: Cappella Palatina - literally, "the palace chapel") - chapel Norman Palace in Palermo, Sicily's personal chapel of kings and viceroys. Is one of the most important monuments of the Arab-Norman style, has made the Byzantine mosaics and local craftsmen XII and XV centuries, as well as rare for Europe Arab carved ceiling.
Room modern Sicilian Parliament
Montreal is well located in the scenic mountainous terrain. This place has become the first value after it has found refuge in 831 was expelled by the Arabs in Palermo Sicilian bishop. King William II, fueling a special attachment to Montreal, began in 1170 construction of the cathedral, designed to become the cathedral church of the newly formed Archdiocese (from Wikipedia).
Palermo, the city center, the Sicilian wedding with claims (I think it's a happy mafia father accompanies his daughter to the altar, which hides a cigarette in his hand.) My LJ:
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