Photograph: Guillermo Maestro Casado
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Hegira (month of) Muharram 390 / AD December 999–January 1000, Umayyad of al-Andalus, Caliphate period
This small local mosque, unique in al-Andalus, was built at the expense of a powerful Toledan whose name figures on the main façade. Its cubic shape, which is divided inside into nine equal squares, is taken from a mosque design that originated in the Muslim East. The arches and small ribbed vaults, however, are taken from the Great Mosque of Córdoba. It was later converted into a Christian church with a Mudéjar apse.