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Image title: Mosque of Cordova
Source: Singleton, Esther: “Turrets Towers and Temples” (1899)
Keywords: temples, mosques, interiors, religion, arches, architecture, greyscale, wallpaper, backgrounds
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The interior of the great Mosque of Cordova, the La Mezquita. Abd al-Rahman I began construction in A.D. 785 (give or take a year). The stones are actually red and white. The building was converted to a Christian cathedral in the 13th century.

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Place shown: Cordova, Spain
Filename: 288-Mosque-of-Cordova-q75-500x375.jpg
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