Tag: IT – Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale

A trip overseas to visit an ancestral home elicits reflections on our origins, identity and the future; Scott McMurren; ADN

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On a visit to Sicily, Alaska travel columnist Scott McMurren’s wife and brother-in-law searched for their family history.

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Wonders of Italy: Monreale Cathedral; Italy Magazine

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The Cathedral of Monreale near Palermo is one of the world’s greatest examples of Norman architecture, and is  famous for the extraordinary Byzantine mosaics guarded inside.

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