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Cordoba

A Name echoes as Debate

A Name echoes as Debate

Cordoba, Spain — Today, signs throughout this whitewashed Andalusian city refer to the monument, a UNESCO World Heritage site, as the “mosque-cathedral” of Córdoba. But that terminology is now in question. Last month, the bishop of Córdoba began a provocative appeal for the city to stop referring to the monument as a mosque so as […]

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Cordoba

Córdoba: the city that changed the world

Córdoba: the city that changed the world

Bustling Roman metropolis, jewel in the crown of Arabic Andalucía and cultural custodian during the dark ages, Córdoba witnessed the dawn of western civilisation Bibi van der Zee guardian.co.uk The bell tower of the Mezquita in Cordoba. Photograph: Anna Gordon There are many nuns in Córdoba. After Fernando III recaptured Córdoba for the Christians in […]

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