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The Great Mosque of Córdoba, the majestic Mezquita

I was genuinely fearful that my expectations of the Mezquita might not be matched in reality. The Great Mosque of Córdoba is, after all, supposed to be one of the world’s great architectural achievements, on a par with Agra’s Taj Mahal, Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia or the Pantheon in Rome. 749 more words

Travel

What are Anabaptists?

Some people may have heard of Anabaptists. Today I want to discuss this very thing.

It has been stated that the Anabaptist movement began in January of 1525. 544 more words

A DREAM IN CATALONIA

THE AMAZING GENESIS OF MY”ARK IN TOLEDO” STORY

PART II

At this stage, I should state that I was never your average atheist, either in texture or flavour. 2,233 more words

Ark Of The Covenant

Composer Biography: Juan del Encina (1468-c1529)

Also Juan del Enzina. His name at birth was Juan de Fermoselle, according to one source.

In late 15th century Spain, Juan del Encina was among the four big names of music, along with… 1,146 more words

Music

Limited Editions Club - Ferdinand and Isabella by William H. Prescott (1967)

Ferdinand and Isabella by William Hickling Prescott (1967)
LEC #399/36th Series V. 1 in 1967
Artwork: Illustrations by Lima de Freitas
Edited and with a preface by C.
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Books

Recuerdos de la Alhambra

As a prelude to Spain’s greatest treasure, it’s quite the scene setter.

We wait at the edge of a rose garden, blanketed in twilight and a not-quite-cloying floral scent. 482 more words

Travel

Malaga

Location: Spain

The build: Malaga was transformed into a military stronghold by Muslim leader Yusuf I and his successors in the 14th century. Situated in Granada in modern-day Spain, the city’s defences were built to protect its key port against Christians from Aragon and Castile during the Reconquista. 153 more words

Battle Castle