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Roger II

(ˈrɒdʒə)
n
(Biography) 1095–1154, Norman king of Sicily (1130–54). His court was an intellectual centre for Muslim and Christian scholars
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The poet had evidently displeased Roger II of Sicily who banished him to Gozo (Melitogaudo), a tiny island off Malta.
From the early spread of Islam to the repurposing of mosques and churches, from the architecture of the Krak des Chevaliers or the Zisa in Palermo to the scholarship of Roger II of Sicily, O'Shea shines light on many of the neglected corners of medieval times.
Roger II of Sicily is well known as the founder of the Norman kingdom of Sicily in the twelfth century.