Detail of capital of the columns; 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; The capital is of the Corinthian order and has two tiers of acanthus leaves. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Detail of capital of the columns; 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; The capital is of the Corinthian order and has two tiers of acanthus leaves. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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al-Andalus
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Córdoban
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Madinat az-Zahra
Royal Palace
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Abd ar-Rahman III
Capital
Corinthian
Acanthus
Leaves
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