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Muslim artists, Christian patrons and the painted ceilings of the Cappella Palatina (Palermo, Sicily, circa 1143 CE) فنانون_مسلمون_ورعاة_مسيحيون_والأسقف_المصورة_في_كابللا_بلاتينا_بلارمو_صقلية_حوالي_العالم_1143م

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The island of Sicily was conquered by Arab and Berber troops from North Africa during the 9th century. For the first hundred years, Muslim Sicily was a military base from which the Aghlabid emirs of Ifriqiyya launched successive attacks against mainland Italy. However, after 949, when the Fatimid caliph installed the Kalbid family as governors of Sicily, the capital of the island, Palermo, developed into a centre of Islamic culture and learning. By 973, the geographer Ibn Hawqal describes Sic...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Oriental Studies Faculty
Publisher:
Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah Publisher's website
Journal:
Hadeeth ad-Dar (Dār al-Athār al-Islamīya, Kuwait) Journal website
Volume:
40
Pages:
12-16
Publication date:
2012-12-12
URN:
uuid:09b1ff6f-26fd-484c-8f4d-76a799b6f6ed
Source identifiers:
626720
Local pid:
pubs:626720
Language:
English and Arabic
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