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Bells with names

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Recent interventions in the bell tower have removed all graffiti, antiguos the modern, that could inform on the activities of the ringers and visitors to the room. However, in one of the […]

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The soles of the mihrab of Al-Andalus

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(…) The third type mentioned is the mihrab of flat polygonal whose interior is divided into a socket, a frieze of arches and dome intermediate. Their model is to be found in the mihrab of the Caliphate […]

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The other mosques of Cordoba

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1) Mosque "The FONTANAR 'of Cordoba, according to D. Osuna moon and A. M. Zamorano Arenas; 2) Caliph Mosque King Street Heredia (former convent of Sta. Catalina), according Escribano Ucelay; 3) and 6) Madinal mosque of al-Zahra ', […]

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The first mosque

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Therefore refers to the formal genesis mosque, I must say that the most primitive model, hypostyle hall with patio, arose from the need to combine the function of collective prayer forms […]

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Definition and types of mosques

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The mosque is the center of Muslim communities, both East and West. It serves as a place of prayer, its original function and primary-, but preaching, teaching, de reuniones sociales y de escenario de acontecimientos […]

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Mosque: Definition and parts

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The mosque is a space to gather the worshipers, well as a room cubieto (haram), well in the open court as a (Sahn) with the sin galleries (riwaq). Las formas y disposiciones de estos elementos son muy […]