Moorish capital

Moorish capital

The capital in the style developed by the Moors in the late Middle Ages.

palm capital

A type of Egyptian capital resembling the spreading crown of a palm tree; a column capital resembling the leaves of a palm tree.

papyriform capital

A capital of an Egyptian column with the form of a cluster of papyrus flowers.

quadrafron capital

Having four fronts or faces looking in four directions.

scalloped capital

A medieval block or cushion capital, when each lunette is developed into several truncated cones.
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On the city of Cordova, the Moorish capital, Lane-Poole wrote]: Cordova was the wonderful city of the tenth century; the streets were well paved and there were raised sidewalks for pedestrians.
A Week on the Algarve Flying direct from Birmingham Departs May 3, Sep 27 & Oct 4 On this relaxing week in an excellent hotel amid the beauty of the Algarve you will Discover not just the spectacular coastline at Cape St Vincent and beautiful Lagos in the rugged west, but also the unspoilt countryside of the hinterland, with historic sites such as Silves, the former Moorish capital.
Don't miss the old spa village at Monchique and Silves, the former Moorish capital of the Algarve.
Departs May 14 & Sep 17 2014 8 days from PS789 A Week on the Algarve from Newcastle On this relaxing week in an excellent hotel amid the beauty of the Algarve you will discover not just the spectacular coastline at Cape St Vincent and beautiful Lagos in the rugged west, but also the unspoilt countryside of the hinterland, with historic sites such as Silves, the former Moorish capital.
Portimao, Portgual-Wine Tasting & Charming Silves: Visit Quinta dos Vales and enjoy a tour of the winery and wine tasting before continuing on to Silves, once the Moorish capital of the Algarve.
Departs 18 June & 10 September 2013 10 days from PS989 A Week on the Algarve from Liverpool & Manchester On this relaxing week in an excellent hotel amid the beauty of the Algarve you will discover not just the spectacular coastline at Cape St Vincent and beautiful Lagos in the rugged west, but also the unspoilt countryside of the hinterland, with historic sites such as Silves, the former Moorish capital.
It's the ancient Moorish capital of Andalucia but somewhat smaller than today's Seville.
If you're a culture buff take a guided tour of Sives, the old Moorish capital with its cathedral, castle and Roman bridge, and on to Monchique, the Roman mineral springs, and Foia, the highest point in the Algarve.
Mdina, the old Moorish capital, is built on a hill at the centre of the island.
Turn right and you find the quaint little town of Silves, the old Moorish capital of the Algarve, with its medieval castle and lovely little market - not to mention all its steep hills to help you wear out those bargain shoes you just bought.
Then there's Silves, the ancient Moorish capital of the Algarve and the picturesque spa town of Caldas de Monchique.
Departs Apr 29 & Oct 1 8 days from PS729 A Week on the Algarve from Birmingham On this relaxing week in an excellent hotel amid the beauty of the Algarve you will discover not just the spectacular coastline at Cape St Vincent and beautiful Lagos in the rugged west, but also the unspoilt countryside of the hinterland, with historic sites such as Silves, the former Moorish capital.