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a stained glass window's multicolored reflection in the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, Spain
July 11, 2016

Different Light

Sunlight beams through a stained glass window in the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, spotlighting orbs of color onto an adjacent wall. This unique building in Spain is an important archaeological example of both Christian and Muslim influences: It was a mosque in the eighth century, during the period of Moorish conquest, but claimed as a Christian cathedral in the 13th century.

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Photograph by Bin Yu, National Geographic Your Shot

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