Mosque–Cathedral o Córdoba

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Mosque-Cathedral o Córdoba
Cathedral o Oor Leddy o the Assumption
Great Mosque of Córdoba
Mezquita-Catedral de Córdoba  (Spaingie)
Mezquita de Córdoba desde el aire (Córdoba, España).jpg
Mezquita-Catedral de Córdoba, a Warld Heritage Steid.
37°52′45.1″N 04°46′47″W / 37.879194°N 4.77972°W / 37.879194; -4.77972Coordinates: 37°52′45.1″N 04°46′47″W / 37.879194°N 4.77972°W / 37.879194; -4.77972
LocationHistoric centre, Córdoba, Andalusie
DenominationRoman Catholic
Previous denomination
DedicationAssumption o the Virgin Mary
Functional statusActive
Airchitectural typeMosque, Kirk
StyleMoorish, Renaissance
Completit16t century
DioceseDiocese o Córdoba

The Mosque–Cathedral o Córdoba[1][2] (Spaingie: Mezquita-Catedral de Córdoba), an aw kent as the Great Mosque o Córdoba[3][2][4] (Spaingie: Mezquita de Córdoba) an the Mezquita,[5][6][7] that's ecclesiastical name is the Cathedral o Oor Leddy o the Assumption (Spaingie: Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción),[8] is the Catholic cathedral o the Diocese o Córdoba dedicatit tae the Assumption o the Virgin Mary an locatit in the Spaingie region o Andalusie.[9]

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  1. "Web Oficial del Conjunto Monumental Mezquita-Catedral de Córdoba". Retrieved 15 August 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba". Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Retrieved 15 August 2016.
  3. "Historic Centre of Cordoba". UNESCO. Retrieved 17 Aug 2016. The Great Mosque of Cordoba was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1984
  4. Lapunzina, Alejandro (2005). Architecture of Spain. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 81.
  5. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Seville & Andalusia. Penguin. 2006. p. 148.
  6. Geoff Garvey, Mark Ellingham (2009). The Rough Guide to Andalucia. Penguin. p. 474.
  7. Isabella Noble; John Noble; Josephine Quintero; Brendan Sainsbury (2016). Lonely Planet Andalucia. Lonely Planet. p. 22.
  8. 100 Countries, 5,000 Ideas. National Geographic Society. 2011. p. 299. ISBN 9781426207587. The eight-century Great Mosque with double arches in Córdoba was transformed into the Cathedral of our Lady of Assumption.
  9. Daniel, Ben (2013). The Search for Truth about Islam. Westminster John Knox Press. p. 93. ISBN 9780664237059. The church is Catholic and has been for centuries, but when Catholic Spaniards expelled the local Arabic and Muslim population (the people they called the Moors) in 1236, they didn't do what the Catholic Church tended to do everywhere else when it moved in and displaced locally held religious beliefs: they didn't destroy the local religious shrine and build a cathedral of the foundations of the sacred space that had been knocked down. Instead, they built a church inside and up through the roof of the mosque, and then dedicated the entire space to Our Lady of the Assumption and made it the cathedral for the Diocese of Córdoba.