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The late minbar

19/01/2009 Esteban 1

Some comments extracted from the network to approach the alminbar Cordoba, model for the construction of almimbares, o mimbares, throughout North Africa, where the most valuable, the Marrakech was built in Cordoba. A call […]

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Descriptions of the two minarets

19/01/2009 Esteban 0

Description of the minaret of the mosque built by al-Nasir “In its northern part the mosque is provided with a remarkable style minaret, grandiose proportions, so strange plant. Its ground clearance is a hundred cubits, the […]

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Earthquake in Cordoba

19/01/2009 admin 0

Document No.. 142 944, night 2 to the 3 July. Intense earthquake in Cordoba “In this year 332 There was a violent earthquake in Cordoba, Candle in nine past Tuesday dú-l-Qa'da (= August 3 944); […]

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Color and mural painting

19/01/2009 Esteban 2

The great architect of ornament we could look at the mosque was al-Hakam II (962-966), author of the second extension of the mosque. The group offered a result very careful about color (shafts of marble, plaster, techumbres y […]

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On the beams of the Mosque

14/01/2009 admin 1

From its origin The roof was all larch , and beams and planks were adorned of work and paintings. Some have said that this wood was brought from Africa, but having tradition of growing up in […]