In the Mozarabic style
of the manuscript pages depicting the apocalypse that Schapiro discussed, Rothko found inspiration for a religious art that, while being abstract, was not simply outside or beyond the world.
(4) Whether or not the powerfully expressive, anti-classical Mozarabic style
that embodied in an ideal way the events of the Apocalypse was due to monastic, as opposed to royal, patronage is debatable, but the loss of expressive power in the post-Mozarabic copies is hard to ignore.
They also built churches in Mozarabic style
, characterised by the typical horseshoe arch.