A capital of such form as to appear like a cushion pressed upon by the weight of the entablature.

Cushion Capital

A capital of such form as to appear like a cushion pressed upon by the weight of the entablature.

Illustration of the Cathedral at Monreale, near Palermo. It is an example of Sicilian and Norman architecture. Construction was begun in 1174. The interior includes monolithic columns with Corinthian capitals. There are numerous pointed arches. Mosaics cover all of the interior walls and ceilings.

Cathedral of Monreale - Interior View

Illustration of the Cathedral at Monreale, near Palermo. It is an example of Sicilian and Norman architecture.…

The northern interlacement band is a pattern that is also known as Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norman, Scandinavian and Old Frankish. Its is a richly complicated interlacement design. This design comes from a manuscript ornament of the 8th and 9th century.

Northern Interlacement Band

The northern interlacement band is a pattern that is also known as Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norman, Scandinavian…

The northern interlacement band is a pattern that is also known as Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norman, Scandinavian and Old Frankish. Its is a richly complicated interlacement design. This design comes from a manuscript ornament of the 8th and 9th century.

Northern Interlacement Band

The northern interlacement band is a pattern that is also known as Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norman, Scandinavian…

The northern interlacement band is a pattern that is also known as Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norman, Scandinavian and Old Frankish. Its is a richly complicated interlacement design. This design comes from a manuscript ornament of the 8th and 9th century.

Northern Interlacement Band

The northern interlacement band is a pattern that is also known as Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norman, Scandinavian…

The northern interlacement band is a pattern that is also known as Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norman, Scandinavian and Old Frankish. Its is a richly complicated interlacement design. This design comes from a manuscript ornament of the 8th and 9th century.

Northern Interlacement Band

The northern interlacement band is a pattern that is also known as Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norman, Scandinavian…

Norman armor

Norman armor

Norman armor

Stephen I, the last Norman king of England.

Stephen

Stephen I, the last Norman king of England.

Norman window

Norman window

Norman window