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Monreale

(mōnrāä`lā), town (1991 pop. 26,256), NW Sicily, Italy, near Palermo. An agricultural market and tourist center, it commands a magnificent view of the fertile Conca d'Oro plain. A famous cathedral, one of the masterpieces of Norman-Sicilian architecture, was begun there (1174) by William II of Sicily. The cathedral has fine copper doors by Bonanno Pisano; its interior is decorated with exceptional Byzantine mosaics. Nearby is a lovely cloister with about 200 twin columns and an Arab fountain formerly used as a lavabo.
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Located on the northern coast of the Italian island of Sicily, Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalu and Monreale is a series of nine religious and civic structures dating from the era of the Norman kingdom of Sicily (1130-1194).
This was the earliest of the Sicilian churches to be decorated in the style of the Cappella Palatina, Cefalu, and Monreale, the great royal churches with Byzantine mosaics, opus sectile pavements, extravagant use of porphyry, inscriptions in Arabic and Greek, wooden doors and fittings carved in the Fatimid style, stained glass in plaster window grilles with Arabic inscriptions, stonework with ablaq inlaid decoration, and painted wooden panels.
The movie also stars veteran Cinzia Monreale whose career has seen her work with visionary Italian directors including Lucio Fulci (The Beyond) and Dario Argento (The Stendhal Syndrome) as well as acting alongside screen legends such as Sofia Loren.
27: Went with Father Cusman to Palermo and saw Monreale Cathedral.
Edoardo, invece, mostrando interesse, com'e tipico del viaggiatore dell'Ottocento, per le vestigia del mondo classico, passa da Monreale, Partinico, Alcamo, Calatafimi, Salemi, Trapani, Erice, Marsala, Mazzara, Sciacca, Girgenti, Naro, Terranova, Vittoria, Noto, Siracusa, Floridia, Augusta, Melilli, Lentini, Catania, Acireale, Taormina, Mola, S.
En la corte normanda de Sicilia su uso esta documentado en la Capilla Palatina de Palermo y en las catedrales de Palermo y Monreale.
Conceptual dichotomies in classifying epilepsies: Partial versus generalized and idiopathic versus symptomatic (April 18-20, 2008, Monreale, Italy).
The Creation of Heaven and Earth from the Chaos," from the mosaics of the Monreale Cathedral in Italy
Duque de Medinaceli a Felipe II, Monreale 18 agosto 1562.
4) Nacido en Collelungo (Italia) en 1879, sacerdote en 1901, obispo titular de Sardica el 22 de julio de 1921; obispo el 7 de agosto de 1921 antes de partir para Mexico; delegado apostolico de Turquia el 31 de marzo de 1923, y Arzobispo de Monreale (Italia) el 6 de abril de 1925.