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Unformatted text preview: Church of San Miguel de Escalada near Leon (ca. 913-914) Madina al-Zahra: A palace-city built 8 miles northwest of Cordoba by Abd al-Rahman III. It served as the administrative and governmental headquarters between 936 and 1010. The Masjid (or Musalla) of Bab Mardum , Toledo: (ca. 999), A musalla with an open nine-bay plan. It was converted into a church after the Christian conquest of Toledo in 1085 and became known as the Church of Cristo de la Luz. Compare to the Mosque of the Three Doors at Qayrawan (866): one of the earliest surviving examples of a small neighborhood mosque, it is distinguished by its nine-bay plan and its stucco decoration....
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2010 for the course ART 247 taught by Professor Tohme during the Fall '09 term at Wellesley College.
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