Arcos de la Frontera


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Arcos de la Frontera

(är`kōs dā lä frōntā`rä), town (1990 pop. 27,722), Cádiz prov., S Spain, in Andalusia, on a rocky hill above the Guadalete River. A Gothic church and the palace of the duke of Arcos are at the summit. Wine and olive oil are produced. The Moors were driven out in 1250, and it became a Christian town near the border with Muslim Spain.
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Byline: EXCLUSIVE BY ADAM ASPINALL in Arcos de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain
The Australian was a 9-1 shot behind favourite Peter Sagan and timed his finishing burst to perfection on the small rise to the finish line in Arcos de la Frontera, edging out Irish rival Dan Martin by the length of a wheel.
Ireland's Martin had looked set to snatch the stage himself but Australian Matthews battled past in the closing metres to take the 197.8-kilometre ride from Cadiz to Arcos de la Frontera in a time of five hours, 12 minutes and 14 seconds.
Arcos de la Frontera: Australian rider Michael Matthews won the third stage of the Tour of Spain and took the overall race lead as he prevailed in a sprint finish ahead of Irishman Dan Martin and Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez on Monday.
En el se aborda la genesis de la retablistica sevillana: el uso de imagenes y su aceptacion social, la evolucion formal del retablo, los grandes retablos pictoricos anteriores al de la catedral hispalense, el proceso de construccion de este, asombro de su epoca, su riqueza iconografica y la gran influencia que ejercio en tantos otros como los de Marchena, Ecija y Arcos de la Frontera, y finalmente, la intervencion de otros autores en la zona, como Juan de zamora.
ARCOS de la Frontera - 20 minutes east of Jerez - is a Moorish town on a crag above Rio Guadalete.