« Molino de la Albolafia », islamic water wheel (noria), downstream the roman bridge on the Guadalquivir river, Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain; This water wheel was in fact a roman mill to which a wheel was placed at the time of Abd-al-Rahman II (790 ? 852 AD) to raise the water of the river to the Caliphal Palace converted into the Episcopal Palace by the Catholic Kings. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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« Molino de la Albolafia », islamic water wheel (noria), downstream the roman bridge on the Guadalquivir river, Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain; This water wheel was in fact a roman mill to which a wheel was placed at the time of Abd-al-Rahman II (790 ? 852 AD) to raise the water of the river to the Caliphal Palace converted into the Episcopal Palace by the Catholic Kings. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Keywords:
Water wheel
Noria
Mill
Moorish
islamic
muslim
moslem
architecture
civil engineering
VIII century
Spain
Spanish
Andalusian
Córdoban
Córdoba
Andalusia
Abd ar-Rahman II