Palermo—Celebrating Throne and Altar
Lecture no. 6 from the course: The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe
Taught by Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Visit the most magnificent of the city’s medieval palaces, the Palazzo Chiaramonte. Learn about the eras of German, French, and Spanish rule, and explore the Zisa Castle, richly decorated churches, and the Norman summer palace. Finally, ascend Monreale, overlooking Palermo, to enjoy the finest Norman ecclesiastical architecture in the world.