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Cefal¨ - the Cathedral
26-APR-2008 marie-josÚe wolff

Cefal¨ - the Cathedral

The Cathedral, begun in 1131, in a style of Norman architecture which would be more accurately called Sicilian Romanesque. The exterior is well preserved, and is largely decorated with interlacing pointed arches; the windows also are pointed. On each side of the fašade is a massive tower of four storeys. The round-headed Norman portal is worthy of note. A semi-circular apse is set into the east end wall. Its strengthening counterforts that work like buttresses, are shaped as paired columns to lighten their aspect. The groined vaulting of the roof is visible in the choir and the right transept, while the rest of the church has a wooden roof. Fine cloisters, coeval with the cathedral, adjoin it.

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William Drew23-Jun-2008 04:00
Outstanding comp! V
Chad Ramsey20-Jun-2008 03:58
Really nice presentation! Lines up just right. Well seen~V
laine8219-Jun-2008 14:57
Excellent POV.
globalgadabout19-Jun-2008 13:46
nicely framed...the palm tree and it's splayed fronds add a delicacy that contrasts well with the solidity of this fine old church...V
Jean-Luc Rollier19-Jun-2008 11:55
Quel angle! JL V
JD19-Jun-2008 10:24
Une vue qui sent bon les vacances!
Paco Lˇpez19-Jun-2008 06:04
Excelente!!!! Gran voto!!
GÚrard Koehl19-Jun-2008 04:58
Superbe prise... V
Kaden Kratzer19-Jun-2008 03:10
Gorgeous. BV
CIS19-Jun-2008 01:48
Love the POV and clarity...gorgeous!
Liz Bickel19-Jun-2008 00:07
Great perspective. I love the composition with the palm being framed by the towers.
Marcia Colelli19-Jun-2008 00:02
lovely colors, nice capture
Sofia Solomennikova18-Jun-2008 21:12
Excellently composed with this palm like a splash, V
silvia marmori18-Jun-2008 20:57
a beautiful angle, a nice capture to show it..
fdt18-Jun-2008 20:21
Belle prise. f
Jaime Gonzßlez18-Jun-2008 20:18
¡Genial, tanto el color como el ángulo! -V-
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