Burgos Cathedral

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Title

Burgos Cathedral
Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba
Great Mosque of Córdoba

Agent

Colonia, Simón de (Spanish architect and sculptor, ca. 1445-ca. 1511)
Colonia, Juan de (German architect, ca. 1410-1481, active in Spain)
Vallejo, Juan de (Spanish architect, sculptor, and stonemason, active 1512-1547, died 1569)

Location

Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain
Calle Cardenal Herrero, 1, 14003 Córdoba, Spain
37°52′45.1″N 04°46′47″W

Date

784-786 (mosque)
1523-1599 (reconstruction)
8th century (mosque)
16th century (reconstruction)

Style Period

Umayyad
Moorish

Cultural Context

Moorish

Worktype

complexes
cathedrals
mosques

Material

limestone walls
prayer hall: porphyry
jasper
and marble pillars supporting two-tier horseshoe arches
mihrab: marble
mosaic inscriptions

Technique

Bricklaying,Arches,Columns

Subject

Catholicism
churches (buildings)
Gothic
statues
religious symbol
domes (architectural elements)
Umayyad
Moorish

Description

detail view
interior view
detail view of arch inside
Architecture and City Planning

Rights

© Elizabeth Sasser
Texas Tech University Libraries
Users must request permission from the copyright holder for all use in publications, including theses and dissertations.

ID

Sasser1091

Source

Elizabeth Sasser

Citation

Simón de Colonia, Juan de Colonia, Juan de Vallejo, Juan de Castaneda, Burgos Cathedral, 784-786 (mosque), Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain, TTU Arch Design Images. Image Source: Elizabeth Sasser. https://archimage.lib.ttu.edu/items/show/229226.

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