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Al-Hadra ar-Ruǧǧāriyya. Arabism and images of kingship at the court of Roger II of Slcily

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The creation of the Norman kingdom of Sicily under Roger II of Hauteville (1130-1154) was accompanied by the development of an unparalleled cultural milieu which affected every single aspect of the royal court, combining elements from the Latin West, the Byzantine Empire and the Islamic world, in order to create a visual foundation for a brand new State ideology. Palermo and its palaces, in particular, became the setting for a complex process of Arabisation, carefully designed by the king and...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Sub department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Silvana Editoriale Publisher's website
Journal:
Arte Medievale Journal website
Issue:
2
Pages:
95-120
Publication date:
2012-12-01
ISSN:
0393-7267
Language:
Italian
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Pubs id:
734051
Local pid:
pubs:734051
Deposit date:
2020-11-13

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