The *Great Mosque of Cordoba*, begun in 784, converted into a cathedral in 1236 (a steel engraving, 1850)

Source: ebay, July 2001


Another perspective from 1850

Source: ebay, Sept. 2001


The famous pillars and arches in a modern photo

Source: http://www.cypresscollege.edu/~sa/spain/travel.html
(downloaded Nov. 2004)


A closer look

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/andreakirkby/1031304738/
(downloaded Sept. 2007)


The mihrab

Source: http://www.islamicarchitecture.org/ia/archi/thegreatmosquecordoba.html
(downloaded Nov. 2004)


A closer look at the mihrab

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/anzubird/368904298/
(downloaded Sept. 2007)


Looking up into the magnificent dome

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/andreakirkby/1030447091/
(downloaded Sept. 2007)


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A closer view of the dome

Source: http://www.humanities.ccny.cuny.edu/history/reader/cordobaceil.htm
(downloaded Dec. 1999)





One final gorgeous view

Source: http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/92/121392-050-0ABC6572.jpg
(downloaded Mar. 2010)

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