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History of the Cathedral of the Mosque of Cordoba

When Ferdinand III of Castile conquered Cordoba in 1236, the Mosque was consecrated as a cathedral (remember that the term “cathedral” means a church where the bishop’s seat is located, and that not all cathedrals are huge Gothic churches). In 1266, under the auspices of Alfonso X of Castile and Leon, a Gothic Major Chapel […]

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