The Military Barracks (Dar al-Yund); Caliph?s Palace of Madinat az-Zahra erected by Abd ar-Rahman III who imitated the Abbasid caliphs in Baghdad in building a royal city just outside the city of Cordoba itself; 936-945 AD, Madinat az-Zahra, Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain; A central axis of three long naves precedes through arcades to a portico, which separates the army headquarters from the residences of the nobility. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The Military Barracks (Dar al-Yund); Caliph?s Palace of Madinat az-Zahra erected by Abd ar-Rahman III who imitated the Abbasid caliphs in Baghdad in building a royal city just outside the city of Cordoba itself; 936-945 AD, Madinat az-Zahra, Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain; A central axis of three long naves precedes through arcades to a portico, which separates the army headquarters from the residences of the nobility. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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