Spanish Art Archive, Flight 81, Not 324 (2008):333-356
II. Mosque of Cordoba. ‘Abd al-Raḥmān I (169/785-786). The proportional layout of the plan and elevation of the arches of the oratorio. The mihrab and qibla eighth century
Antonio Fernández Doors
The floor of the mosque of the eighth century was a square divided into two equal rectangular areas, the courtyard and the oratorio. The latter alarife divided into two squares and took opposite sides of each a E. y O. such as radios and, are crosslinked to, got the width of the nave. Distributed into five equal parts the remaining area of each square and scored the width of the aisles. To find the location of the columns could be used two systems, or a rectangular grid or a rhomboid grid. Known centers of the axes of the columns, plotted the elevation of the arcades and armor squad through (=√2), cartabón (=√4) and lower corner. The qibla wall was run in the 11 spacecraft and hosted the mihrab niche.