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The first Norman cathedral in Palermo. Robert Guiscard's Church of the Most Holy Mother of God

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Palermo Cathedral is one of the Normans’ most important architectural accomplishments in Southern Italy. Begun as a church, it was transformed into a mosque during the Muslim occupation (827–1061), and was then converted back to a Christian rite when the Normans conquered Palermo in 1072. Though transformed yet again in the neo-classical style in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the church that stands today is unanimously considered to be that rebuilt by Archbishop Walter i...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Brepols Publisher's website
Journal:
Convivium Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
16-35
Publication date:
2018-06-20
Acceptance date:
2018-02-22
EISSN:
2336-808X
ISSN:
2336-3452
Pubs id:
pubs:829536
URN:
uri:5fc68a9e-6a79-41f8-9b4c-b7cff823fd09
UUID:
uuid:5fc68a9e-6a79-41f8-9b4c-b7cff823fd09
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pubs:829536

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