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Giralda

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The Giralda (La Giralda) is the bell tower of the Seville Cathedral in Seville, Spain. [1]

50 relations: Abu Yaqub Yusuf, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, Al-Andalus, Alcázar of Seville, Alfonso X of Castile, Almohad Caliphate, Baroque, Bell tower, Carmona, Spain, Chicago, Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Depot Freight House and Train Shed, Cleveland, Country Club Plaza, Freedom Tower (Miami), General Archive of the Indies, Giralda (Kansas City), Gothic architecture, Hernán Ruiz the Younger, Kansas City, Missouri, Lebrija, Madison Square Garden (1890), Maghreb, Miami Biltmore Hotel, Middle Ages, Mihrab, Minaret, Minbar, Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba, New York City, Orientation of churches, Palace of Culture and Science, Province of Seville, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, Reconquista, Renaissance, San Francisco Ferry Building, Seven Sisters (Moscow), Seville, Seville Cathedral, Siege of Santarém (1184), Siege of Seville, Spain, Stanford White, Terminal Tower, Umayyad Caliphate, UNESCO, University of Puerto Rico, World Heritage site, Wrigley Building, 1356 Basel earthquake.

Abu Yaqub Yusuf

Abu Ya`qub Yusuf or Yusuf I (Abū Ya‘qūb Yūsuf; 1135 – 14 October 1184) was the second Almohad Amir or caliph.

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Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur

Abū Yūsuf Ya‘qūb al-Manṣūr (c. 1160 Morocco – 23 January 1199 Marrakesh, Morocco), also known as Moulay Yacoub, was the third Almohad Caliph.

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Al-Andalus

Al-Andalus (الأنْدَلُس, trans.; al-Ándalus; al-Ândalus; al-Àndalus; Berber: Andalus), also known as Muslim Spain, Muslim Iberia, or Islamic Iberia, was a medieval Muslim territory and cultural domain occupying at its peak most of what are today Spain and Portugal.

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Alcázar of Seville

The Alcázar of Seville (Reales Alcázares de Sevilla or "Royal Alcazars of Seville") is a royal palace in Seville, Spain, built for the Christian king Peter of Castile.

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Alfonso X of Castile

Alfonso X (also occasionally Alphonso, Alphonse, or Alfons, 23 November 1221 – 4 April 1284), called the Wise (el Sabio), was the King of Castile, León and Galicia from 30 May 1252 until his death in 1284.

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Almohad Caliphate

The Almohad Caliphate (British English:, U.S. English:; ⵉⵎⵡⴻⵃⵃⴷⴻⵏ (Imweḥḥden), from Arabic الموحدون, "the monotheists" or "the unifiers") was a Moroccan Berber Muslim movement and empire founded in the 12th century.

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Baroque

The Baroque is a highly ornate and often extravagant style of architecture, art and music that flourished in Europe from the early 17th until the late 18th century.

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Bell tower

A bell tower is a tower that contains one or more bells, or that is designed to hold bells even if it has none.

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Carmona, Spain

Carmona is a town of southwestern Spain, in the province of Seville; it lies 33 km north-east of Seville.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Depot Freight House and Train Shed

The Chicago, Milwaukee, St.

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Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.

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Country Club Plaza

The Country Club Plaza (often called The Plaza) is a privately owned American shopping center in the Country Club District of Kansas City, Missouri.

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Freedom Tower (Miami)

The Freedom Tower (Torre de la Libertad) is a building in Miami, Florida, designed by Schultze and Weaver.

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General Archive of the Indies

The Archivo General de Indias ("General Archive of the Indies"), housed in the ancient merchants' exchange of Seville, Spain, the Casa Lonja de Mercaderes, is the repository of extremely valuable archival documents illustrating the history of the Spanish Empire in the Americas and the Philippines.

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Giralda (Kansas City)

The Giralda is the name of a landmark in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Gothic architecture

Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.

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Hernán Ruiz the Younger

Hernán Ruiz the Younger (sometimes spelled Hernán Ruiz II; c. 1514 – 21 April 1569) was a Spanish Renaissance architect, active mostly in Andalusia.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Lebrija

Lebrija is a city in the province of Seville, Andalusia (Spain), near the left bank of the Guadalquivir river, and on the eastern edge of the marshes known as Las Marismas.

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Madison Square Garden (1890)

Madison Square Garden was an indoor arena in New York City, the second by that name, and the second to be located at 26th Street and Madison Avenue in Manhattan.

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Maghreb

The Maghreb (al-Maɣréb lit.), also known as the Berber world, Barbary, Berbery, and Northwest Africa, is a major region of North Africa that consists primarily of the countries Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya and Mauritania.

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Miami Biltmore Hotel

The Miami Biltmore Hotel is a luxury hotel in Coral Gables, Florida, United States.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Mihrab

Mihrab (محراب, pl. محاريب) is a semicircular niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the qibla; that is, the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca and hence the direction that Muslims should face when praying.

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Minaret

Minaret (مناره, minarə, minare), from منارة, "lighthouse", also known as Goldaste (گلدسته), is a distinctive architectural structure akin to a tower and typically found adjacent to mosques.

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Minbar

A minbar (but pronounced mimbar, also romanized as mimber) is a pulpit in the mosque where the imam (prayer leader) stands to deliver sermons (خطبة, khutbah) or in the Hussainia where the speaker sits and lectures the congregation.

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Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba

The Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba (Mezquita-Catedral de Córdoba), also known as the Great Mosque of Córdoba (Mezquita de Córdoba) and the Mezquita, whose ecclesiastical name is the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción), is the Catholic cathedral of the Diocese of Córdoba dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and located in the Spanish region of Andalusia.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Orientation of churches

Within church architecture, orientation is an arrangement by which the point of main interest in the interior is towards the east (oriens).

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Palace of Culture and Science

Palace of Culture and Science (Pałac Kultury i Nauki; abbreviated PKiN) is a notable high-rise building in Warsaw, Poland.

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Province of Seville

Senado | dirigentes_nombres.

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Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

Río Piedras is a former municipality of Puerto Rico, which was consolidated with the capital municipality of San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1951.

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Reconquista

The Reconquista (Spanish and Portuguese for the "reconquest") is a name used to describe the period in the history of the Iberian Peninsula of about 780 years between the Umayyad conquest of Hispania in 711 and the fall of the Nasrid kingdom of Granada to the expanding Christian kingdoms in 1492.

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Renaissance

The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.

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San Francisco Ferry Building

The San Francisco Ferry Building is a terminal for ferries that travel across the San Francisco Bay, a food hall and an office building.

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Seven Sisters (Moscow)

The Seven Sisters (lit) are a group of seven skyscrapers in Moscow designed in the Stalinist style.

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Seville

Seville (Sevilla) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain.

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Seville Cathedral

The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See (Catedral de Santa María de la Sede), better known as Seville Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Seville (Andalusia, Spain).

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Siege of Santarém (1184)

The Siege of Santarém, lasted from June 1184 to July 1184.

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Siege of Seville

The Siege of Seville (July 1247 – November 1248) was a 16-month successful investment during the Reconquista of Seville by forces of Ferdinand III of Castile.

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Spain

Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.

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Stanford White

Stanford White (November 9, 1853 – June 25, 1906) was an American architect and partner in the architectural firm McKim, Mead & White, the frontrunner among Beaux-Arts firms.

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Terminal Tower

Terminal Tower is a 52-story,, landmark skyscraper located on Public Square in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

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Umayyad Caliphate

The Umayyad Caliphate (ٱلْخِلافَةُ ٱلأُمَوِيَّة, trans. Al-Khilāfatu al-ʾUmawiyyah), also spelt, was the second of the four major caliphates established after the death of Muhammad.

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UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

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University of Puerto Rico

The University of Puerto Rico (in Spanish, Universidad de Puerto Rico, or UPR) is the main public university system of Puerto Rico and a government-owned corporation of Puerto Rico.

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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Wrigley Building

The Wrigley Building (400-410 North Michigan Avenue, Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois) is a skyscraper located directly across Michigan Avenue from the Tribune Tower on the Magnificent Mile.

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1356 Basel earthquake

The Basel earthquake of 18 October 1356 is the most significant seismological event to have occurred in Central Europe in recorded history and had a moment magnitude in the range of 6.0–7.1.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giralda

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