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By Córdoba D. Pedro de Madrazo

02/02/2010 admin 1

An interesting book on Cordova in full digital format for viewing on the web. Especially interesting are the descriptions of the stages of construction of the mosque and the construction of the cathedral and the side chapels of the […]

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The pictorial museum optical scale

29/01/2010 admin 0

Antonio Palomino, born in Bujalance, near Cordoba, in 1653, was pretty mediocre painter little known and appreciated today. He enjoyed the influence of Valdés Leal and Alfaro, and after settling in Madrid, where later […]

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The Muslim eschatology in the Divine Comedy

29/01/2010 admin 0

THE LEGEND OF NIGHT JOURNEY AND ASCENSION OF MUHAMMAD THE DIVINE COMEDY collated GENESIS OF THE LEGEND 1. The Muslim legend night journey and ascension of Muhammad to the mansions of grave, has been the genesis and […]

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Pablo de Céspedes (1538-1608)

29/01/2010 admin 0

Painter, sculptor and architect. He was born in Córdoba year 1538 in the house of Francisco Lopez Aponte, prebendary of that holy church, and uncle Alonso de Céspedes, our father and brother of Pedro Pablo de Céspedes, whoever […]

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A blind describes the Mosque

11/01/2010 admin 2

(…) And how to enjoy the architecture and monuments a blind person? “There are two elements. On the one hand, as everyone enjoyed, thanks to what is previously known, a la cultura, curiosity… But then you […]