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Casselman Archive of Islamic and Mudejar Architecture in SpainIn the Collection

In addition to the pre-selected searches listed above, you can search the collection by keyword or individual fields.

Place/Time: This field includes location, listed as Autonomous Community--Province--City, and style, divided into Visigothic, Asturian, Islamic, Mozarabic, Romanesque, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance, and Baroque.

Date: The date includes a beginning and end date when possible. If only one date is given, then it is typically the consecration date. Many of the buildings have little or no documentation, in which case approximate ranges have been provided (e.g. ca. 1100/1125 means first quarter of the twelfth century).

Subject: This field lists the type of building, other descriptive features, and the city. Types include Cathedrals, Churches, Monasteries, Convents, Hermitages, Oratories, Towers, Bridges, Palaces, Castles, Mosques, Synagogues, and Universities. Other subjects to consider when searching include religious orders (e.g. Benedictines, Hieronymites, or Knights Hospitaller); decorative techniques (e.g. Muqarnas or Artesonado); specific part of the site (e.g. Dome, Crypt, or Cloister); and description (e.g. Painting, Sculpture, or Stained Glass).

Title: This is the only field where English is not used and translations are not provided. For instance, the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin in Cordoba is listed as the Catedral de la Asunción de Córdoba. For buildings in Catalonia, the Catalan name and the Spanish name are given.