Andalusia: Art And Architecture
Al-Andalus-'Europe's Orient'- was a melting pot of Moorish and Christian culture, and this rich mixture shaped the artistic landscape of Andalusia in a unique way. For centuries the Mosque at Cordoba, the Alhambra at Granada, and Seville Cathedral have cast their spell over the visitor.
This book is practical guide for the visitor on the ground but also offers a deeper insight into the art history of the region.
-A comprehensive guide to all major places of interest
-An illustration of each work of art or example of architecture discussed
-Numerous essays on aspects of the region's history and culture
-Town maps and ground plans with accompanying pictures
-Illustrated chronological table
-Guide to Andalusian architectural styles
-Glossary and biographical information about artists