Norman architecture
noun Date: 1797 a Romanesque style first appearing in and near Normandy about A.D. 950; also architecture resembling or imitating this style

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  • Norman-Arab-Byzantine culture — Tarì gold coin of Roger II of Sicily, with Arabic inscriptions, minted in Palermo, (British Museum) The term Norman Arab Byzantine culture[1], Norman Sicilian culture …   Wikipedia

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