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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Acompanada por su hermano Diego, uno de sus mas firmes apoyos en estos tiempos dificiles, Maria Jose Campanario salio de su domicilio de Arcos de la Frontera y se dejo ver en publico.
Otros investigadores, por su parte, han dado a conocer que el maestro estuvo afincado en Sevilla en 1583 trabajando en la preparacion del terreno seleccionado para erigir la Casa Lonja (Mendez, 1989), y finalmente, en 1606, en Arcos de la Frontera, Cadiz, terminando un puente que meses antes habia proyectado Hernan Ruiz III (Ramirez de Arellano, 1903).
CYCLING: Aussie Michael Matthews snatched the overall leader's red jersey at the Tour of Spain when he perfectly timed his effort to beat Ireland's Dan Martin in a sprint to the line and win the third stage from Cadiz to Arcos de la Frontera.
8-kilometre ride from Cadiz to Arcos de la Frontera in a time of five hours, 12 minutes and 14 seconds.
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.
From the lovely village of Arcos de la Frontera, 30 miles from Cadiz, through the Sierra de Cadiz Mountains of Andalusia, finishing 185 miles away at Castellar de la Frontera, 50 miles from Marbella.
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.
La fecha de inicio se explica porque en 1959 la poeta publica su primer libro Mariposa en Cenizas en la revistas Alcaravan de Arcos de la Frontera dirigida por Julio Mariscal Montes.
Beginning in Arcos de la Frontera (SPAIN), Baena, a cleric in the Santa Maria de la Asuncion parish, sets out for Rome with the intention of clarifying the level of veneration that should be given to the patrons of the two local churches, Santa Maria de la Asuncion and San Pedro.
ARCOS de la Frontera - 20 minutes east of Jerez - is a Moorish town on a crag above Rio Guadalete.
The transaction, authorised by the New York Court of Commerce, concerns the takeover of the 1,200 MW combined production cycle of Arcos de la Frontera (Southern Spain) developed by the failed US giant Enron, as well as equipment provided by General Electric spread over three distinct sites.
Most favoured is Arcos de la Frontera where the "spaghetti" westerns were filmed.