Characteristics of religious architecture in the romanesque period
For the organisation of space in religious architecture, the year 1000 marked a period of revision of the solutions already initiated in the Carolingian era. The need for a renewed use of the liturgy took on not only symbolic but also rational importance, so much so as to modify the design of the sa...
The links between the hauteville family and the monastic orders in Sicily
Even before his coronation, Roger II went to the Abbey of St Mary and the Twelve Apostles in Bagnara to place the [approfondimenti id="51040" testo_link="Diocese of Cefalù"] under the control of the [approfondimenti id="51041" testo_link="Augustinian canons"], the order favoured by the king and the...
Roger II of hauteville: a sovereign protected by God
The diploma for the foundation of the Cefalù Cathedral reflects important aspects of the personality of the Norman sovereign and his thoughts. Legend has it that the construction of the Cathedral, dedicated to the Holy Saviour, followed the near-death of Roger II and his crew, who were caught at se...
MiC – Ministero della Cultura
Legge 77/2006 - Misure Speciali di Tutela e Fruizione dei Siti Italiani di Interesse Culturale, Paesaggistico e Ambientale, inseriti nella “Lista Del Patrimonio Mondiale”, posti sotto la Tutela dell’ UNESCO Regione Siciliana.
Assessorato dei Beni Culturali e dell’Identità Siciliana, Dipartimento dei Beni Culturali e dell’Identità Siciliana.
Parco archeologico della Valle dei Templi di Agrigento.