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Inside the Mesquita in Cordoba, Spain .
In 784AD construction started as a Mosque under the Moorish .
With the capture of Cordoba by Fernando III in 1236AD the mosque converted to a cathedral .
Inside the Mesquita are row after row of arches and pillars. Marble was required for the mosque's construction. Many of the pillars in the Mesquita were pilfered from earlier Roman buildings in the vicinity of
the town.

This is a scaned-print from 6/1998 of one corner of the huge Cathedral.
Ike
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  • Copyright: Ike Harel (ikeharel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5706 W: 580 N: 10799] (52153)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 1998-06-00
  • Categories: Architecture
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2010-02-21 8:20
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