Martorana

Duomo Martorana Piazza Pretoria

Martorana

 

 

Church of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio

 

12th century mosaics

 

 

the manger scene

 

 

Byzantine style mosaics made by Greek artisans

 

 

George of Antioch

 

 

 

 

restored to Greek Orthodox rite by Mussolini in 1935

 

a column for the intended mosque (still has Arabic inscriptions)

 

 


Chiesa di San Cataldo

 

 

Chiesa di San Cataldo

 

Built in the 1150s by Maio of Bari (William I's Emer of Emirs)

 

unadorned due to the murder of Maio in 1160

 

 

interior of the dome

 

 

with its distinctive pink domes


Duomo Martorana Piazza Pretoria

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