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    Adam and Eve, fancy beasts and a donkey playing the harp; from the mosaic floor, cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrtaed in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of medieval lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    Alexander the Great (356-323 BCE) on a throne supported by griffins. From the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor was completed in 1166. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    The dove, an olive twig in its beak, returns to Noah's Ark. From the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of medieval lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    Adam, Eve, and the snake. From the presbytery. Mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of medieval knowledge and mythological lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    View of the center nave and mosaic floor, cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of early medieval knowledge and mythological lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    The Great Satan from the Gates of Hell. Mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of early medieval knowledge and lore. See also 40-11-24/36-45 Apo 12: 9

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    The signs of the Zodiac from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. November: preparing for winter by chopping fore wood, storing bread, ham and wine. December: killing a bull, fattening a pig. The mosaic was completed in 1166. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    King Arthur rides to seek the Grail. Scene from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of medieval knowledge and lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    The Goddess Diana killing a stag; from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor, of 1166, is a compendium of early medieval knowledge and lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    The signs of the Zodiac from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. September: a man in Phrygian cap pounds grapes with two wooden paddles. October: a farmer ploughing his field. The cathedral was built in 1088, the mosaic was completed in 1166. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    The signs of the Zodiac from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. January: a woman warms her hands; February: a woman prepares a roast piglet, a "porchetta". The cathedral was built in 1088, the mosaic floor was completed in 1166. See also 15-03-05/16-42

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    A siren. From the presbytery. Mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor, completed in 1166, is a compendium of medieval knowledge and lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    The angel drives Adam and Eve from Paradise. From the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of medieval lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    The signs of the Zodiac from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. July: a man threshing corn with a flail; August: a vintager in Phrygian cap cuts grapes and puts them into a basket. Cathedral built in 1088, mosaic completed in 1166. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    After the Fall: Adam and Eve discovering their nakedness. From the mosaic floor of the Cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of was completed in 1166. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    King Solomon. From the presbytery. Mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a a compendium of medieval knowledge and lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    The Great Red Serpent of the Apocalypse (symbol of Satan) swallows a goat, but is in turn attacked by the Lion of Judah. Mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto southern Italy. The cathedral was built in 1088, the mosaic floor completed in 1166. See also 40-11-24/36-45 Apo 20: 7 - 10

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    The center nave and mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of early medieval knowledge and mythological lore. See 40-11-24/36-46

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    The signs of the Zodiac from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. May: a woman in festive dress holds the blossoming branches of a tree; June: a farmer with phrygian cap harvesting corn. The cathedral was built in 1088,the mosaic completed in1166 See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    Two elephants at the roots of the Tree of Life from the center nave of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built by Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of early medieval knowledge. See 40-11-24/36-46

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    A beast with one single head but four bodies, from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of medieval knowledge and lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    The signs of the Zodiac from the mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. March: a burgher washes his feet. April: a shepherd takes his flock out to graze. The cathedral was built in 1088, the mosaic floor was completed in 1166. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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    Noah kneeling and the hand of God. Mosaic (12th)

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    Two warriors fighting. Mosaic floor of the cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrated in 1088. The mosaic floor, of 1166, is a compendium of early medieval knowledge and mythological lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

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