ART 365 Sicily

ART 365 Sicily - ART 365 Sicily I . Sicily A . big muslim...

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ART 365 Sicily I. Sicily A. big muslim population until the twelfth century B. had catholics also, not orthodox, but catholics, and greeek orthodox immigrants also II. The cathedral of Cefalu A. differs from byzantine churches in that it doesn’t have domes and and two long tall towers on either sides B. Norman structure C. Apse mosaic: written in greek the book Christ is holding in the apse mosaic. Here’s the virgin mary at the top labeled in greek and u have archangels an various apostles depicted here. Why would the Normans use a Norman architecture style and byzantine mosaics in the most important space? What’s it establkish? Byzantium is new tomr and the Normans want to align themselves with this new heritage D. The ways the Normans altered the byzantine scheme? All of these figures depicted III. Third slide A. it’s a lion on top of a came and this is a palm tree between these combating creatures. What about these gold bits and pieces? Its text. 1. its Arabic text all along the border and long elaborate text which
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course ART 365 taught by Professor Chatterjee during the Spring '10 term at UNC.

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