Photo image of the Palatine Chapel Capella-Palatina Palermo

‘Tucked away in the Norman Palace of Palermo is one of the worlds most beautiful chapels. The Palatine Chapel with its gleaming gold interior is overwhelming in its magnificence. It was built as the personal chapel of the Norman Kings of Sicily who created the greatest court in Europe in the middle ages. The Palatine Chapel is a blend of Roman Byzantine and Islamic art brought together in a political statement of harmony that existed for a short period in Sicily when it was ruled by Kings who spoke French, Latin and Arabic. I hope you enjoy the fascinating story of the Palatine Chapel andRead More →