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  1. 1. La Aljafería de Zaragoza Chanel Smith 2nd Period
  2. 2. Location <ul><li>Saragossa, Spain </li></ul>Zaragoza, Spain <ul><li>Built on flat land </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Built in the Late 11 th century and early 12 th century </li></ul><ul><li>Built for Abu Jafar Ahmad I iba Suleiman al-muqtudair billah, a muslim ruler. </li></ul><ul><li>Jafar was the 2 nd ruler of the Banu Houd Dynasty </li></ul><ul><li>The name Aljaferia came from the Arabic name “Jafar” </li></ul><ul><li>It was named after him. </li></ul><ul><li>It was first a Muslim palace built in spain. </li></ul>El palacio
  4. 4. <ul><li>Built in the Taifa Period. </li></ul><ul><li>Most important palace complex in that time period. </li></ul><ul><li>Sides measure 80 x 80 meters. </li></ul><ul><li>Shaped like a trapezoid. </li></ul><ul><li>Hudid style. </li></ul><ul><li>Built on flat land. </li></ul>Estructura
  5. 5. <ul><li>The purpose was for the recreation of the kings of Taifas. </li></ul><ul><li>Then was used for residence of numerous Christian Kings. </li></ul><ul><li>Host of the Court of the </li></ul><ul><li>Inquisición also its jails. </li></ul>La Historia
  6. 6. <ul><li>Felipe II ordered to house new artillery guns </li></ul>Objetos de valor
  7. 7. <ul><li>Seat of Cortez de Aragón </li></ul><ul><li>The most important civil building of the Aragonese heritage. </li></ul><ul><li>Aragonese national monument. </li></ul><ul><li>It was declared by the </li></ul><ul><li>UNESCO as patrimony </li></ul><ul><li>of humanity. </li></ul><ul><li>Open to the public </li></ul><ul><li>for tours. </li></ul>Hoy
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