Palermo. Palatine chapel. Ceiling. Two officials.
12th c Sicilian Norman Sicilian Painting
(c. 1100 - c. 1300)
Palermo. Sicily. Italy.
Roger II encouraged Arabic and Jewish scientists and doctors, as well as keeping poets and scholars at his court. Under his patronage many Latin translations were made of ancient Greek texts. Obviously, he was fascinated by the Byzantine court. Consequently, he maintained a close connection to Byzantium.
ROMANESQUE | Palatine chapel. Ceiling. Two officials. | 12 c | Norman | Romanesque
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