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The mosaics of the Mosque of Cordoba

24/03/2009 Esteban 1

This book published by Henri Stern in 1971 is an interesting study (French is) on the mosaics that decorate the Mihrab of the Mosque of Cordoba. Beginning with a description of them in the dome and […]

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Color and mural painting

19/01/2009 Esteban 2

The great architect of ornament we could look at the mosque was al-Hakam II (962-966), author of the second extension of the mosque. The group offered a result very careful about color (shafts of marble, plaster, techumbres y […]

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On the beams of the Mosque

14/01/2009 admin 1

From its origin The roof was all larch , and beams and planks were adorned of work and paintings. Some have said that this wood was brought from Africa, but having tradition of growing up in […]