Affiliation Architecture Cordoba in the territories of the former Kingdom of León

Search Córdoba outside should not be considered as a mere act of chauvinismo sickly. Is, rather, expand the view and knowledge sometimes too small, too topical, you have it, looking for reasons why Cordoba should be considered a universal city beyond its folklorismos invented.

In our efforts to search for evidence elsewhere Cordoba, bring here the extraordinary and inspiring experience Cordoba Leon lands, those lands restocking, vacant at the time, whose destination Christians from al-Andalus, acrisolando their artistic experiences with native, got fruits of considerable interest.

Three constructions are to devote our attention today: (Leon), San Cebrian de Mazote (Valladolid) and the church of Santiago Peñalba (Leon).

San Miguel de Escalada

This building, situada a 30 Km de León, It is certainly one of the most unique. Gómez Moreno and eventually resulted in the stone retaining the history of its foundation at the hands of the abbot Alfonso Cordoba:

“It is local, Antique dedicated in honor of the Archangel Michael, and small building erected in, after falling into ruins, long remained defeated, until the abbot Alfonso, come to Cordoba, their homeland, with peers, lifted the ruined house in time powerful and Serene Prince Alfonso. Growing the number of monks, erigióse again this beautiful temple, with admirable work, expanded everywhere, from the Bottom. Fueron completed these works… when the queen and Garcia Mumadona wielding the scepter of the kingdom, in the era 951…”

San Miguel de Escalada, Leon. Porch.
San Miguel de Escalada, Leon. Porch.
San Miguel de Escalada, Leon. Interior.
San Miguel de Escalada, Leon. Interior.

Church of San Cipriano in San Cebrian de Mazote

We face otra foundation Cordoba located 38 km of Valladolid organized by Abbot Martin, presumed origin of Cordoba's own words García Moreno, at an earlier date 915.

According to some authors claim, Cordoba monks, to raise their monastery in the land of the ancient kingdom of León, could have been inspired, on the floor of the Basilica of San Acisclo Cordoba in Cercadillas, purpose reusing some of their ships, I would have also had a header triconch. It, so, the possibility that the Church of San Cipriano is trying to play the Cordoba plant Basilica, these monks, clearly, knew.

San Cebrian de Mazote, Valladolid. Interior.
San Cebrian de Mazote, Valladolid. Interior.
San Cebrian de Mazote, Valladolid. Interior.
San Cebrian de Mazote, Valladolid. Interior.

Santiago de Peñalba

It is shocking to find authentic Cordoba winks affiliation in the Bierzo as we can arrange this church, founded by St. Gennadius and finished by Solomon abbot 937. Medina Azahara seems still survive among these beautiful towns Leon.

Penalty of Santiago, Leon.
Penalty of Santiago, Leon.
Penalty of Santiago, Leon. Interior
Penalty of Santiago, Leon. Interior
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4 Comments

  1. Excellent Mabuse, must see that you're providing good articles. This is round around, clarity, illustration, scope… congratulations.
    I built a new category in the MIC, the suggestion of Jerome. It's called “Influences” and I collected her this post and the previous one which led to the suggestion.
    I guess in time fatter.

  2. Congratulations, Doc, magnificent… these Christians Cordoba arabicized (mozárabes) art were carried to their new places of settlement. A whole diaspora.

  3. You've currao Mabuse. Eres un crak. The article is not only magnificent in form and content, q q but also transmits live and love as art.

  4. In Volume 2 the “Holy Palestra” Fair Sanchez speaks some Christians who came by foot and founded monasteries in the northern kingdoms… to see if I find.

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