Document No.. 158
Constructions of 'Abd al-Rahman III in the largest Mosque of Cordoba
«They are al-Nasir, Mosque mosque in Córdoba, its expansion adjacent to the famous he did after his son al-Hakam. And she was the great dome (“qabbu al-kabiru”) before which the muezzin they would line up Friday to make the call to prayer (“Adhan”) and it was a wonderful building. And if we have made mention of the Great Mosque in Cordoba, we will briefly mention what were the kings of the Banu Umayya who were responsible for the founding and who dealt with the construction.”
“You return to the narrative of al-Nasir: It is said that he spent in the construction of the minaret (“sawma’ a”) and the regularization of the mosque and the construction of the facade of the ships, : eleven, seven (young) measures, y dos y medio de dirhemes kasimíes kayla.”
Ibn ‘Idárí, Choose II, pp. 228-229 and 230-1 Arabic text (edic. 1951).