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The mosaics are the work of Venetian and Sicilian masters (12C and 13C). They tell the story of the divine plan of universal salvation, from the creation of the world and of man up to the intervention of God (central nave). The coming of Christ incar..
The cathedral was built in 1172 by William II, grandson of Roger II. It was built to rival the largest European cathedrals using the best workman and without stinting on materials. The end result? Luxury. Its exterior has superb motifs characteristic..
The great cloister is surrounded by ogive arcades resting on fine twin columns and has encrusted multi-coloured mosaics of Eastern inspiration. The Romanesque capitals are worth a visit in their own right. They depict episodes from the Gospel and the..