Aljama Mosque (Medina Azahara)

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The Aljama Masjid was built at the eastern flank of the High Garden at Medina Azahara, in the western outskirts of Qartaba, al-Andalus. The Mosque on the site was consecrated in 941 and in 947 the government was transferred from Córdoba.

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circa 940 CE

The Mosque of Medina Azahara bears close resemblance to the Great Mosque of Córdoba; it has been called its "little sister".

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