Saracenic and Norman remains, to illustrate the Normans in Sicily
Church of Sant’Agata al Carcere
Chiesa di Sant'Agata al Carcere
A 18th century church on the site of a Roman building which contained the prison where Saint Agatha was held during her trial. After the 1693 earthquake destroyed most of the building on the site, the church was built on the site of the former Norman chapel. The white marble portal of the church dates earlier [ca. 11th-13th centuries, date is unclear] and was removed from the cathedral and installed in the church.page, Plate X, lithograph of portal of Santo Carcere, removed from cathedral, from "Saracenic and Norman remains"
Type of WorkChurch; Book
Books, Churches, Architectural drawings, Architecture, Islamic, Architecture -- Italy, Architecture, Norman, Sicily (Italy), Lithography --19th century, Arches, Portals, Doors, Engaged columns, Columns, Corinthian
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