MUDEJAR ART• The Mudejars had a rich artistic culture and their artistic style had a strong influence on Christian Gothic style• The Mudéjar style is a mix of techniques and ways of understanding architecture resulting from Muslim and Christian cultures living side by side.
ARCHITECTURE• Romanesque art first appeared on the Iberian Peninsula along the new pilgrim routes going to Santiago the Compostela.• The main elements of Romanesque churches were:- Floor plan in the shape of a Latin cross- barrel vault and- buttresses.
ROMANESQUE FLOOR PLAN crossing Side aislesMainentrance apse ambulatory Central nave transept
The Camino the Santiago• Alfonso II, king of Asturias, ordered a church to be built were legend says St. James, s tomb lay.• From the 11th century, this church became a mayor pilgrimage site for Christians.• The route that the pilgrims took became known as St. James, s Way or Camino de Santiago
PILGRIM ShellGourd symbolizing(calabaza) for St Jamescarrying water Way Bag for food Walking stick