GESO (5) - Cordoba Mosque-Cathedral
rickpics14 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 21:30:32 EDT 2019
Sorry about the slow reply. Work is intense these days.
I’ve tried both Safari and Firefox, and get right to the page.
> On Oct 18, 2019, at 9:12 AM, ann sanfedele <annsan at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> Rick - I'm gettting PAGE NOT FOUND
> On 10/15/2019 7:15 PM, Rick Womer wrote:
>> In Cordoba, Spain, construction of the Great Mosque began in 784, and continued for 200 years. When the Christians took over in 1236, they began building chapels in the sahn (courtyard), and turned the minaret into a bell tower. In the 1500s the sahn was converted into the nave of a cathedral.
>> I think the prayer halls (this small gallery) are the most affecting religious structure I have seen.
>> I plan a second small gallery of the transition from the Islamic to the Christian parts of the building; and then a final one of the cathedral.
>> (The “monastery" in the link is a late-night goof that Smugmug refuses to let go of.)
>> Comments appreciated!
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